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University of Florida

Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering

Gainesville, FL

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University of Florida

Overview

University of Florida / Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering is located in Gainesville, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (ME) Civil engineering
Master of Science (MS) Wetland sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Coastal and oceanographic engineering
Master of Engineering (ME) Geographic information systems
Master of Engineering (ME) Coastal and oceanographic engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering
Master of Engineering (ME) Hydrologic sciences
Master of Engineering (ME) Structural engineering
Master of Science (MS) Hydrologic sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wetland sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hydrologic sciences
Master of Science (MS) Geographic information systems
Master of Science (MS) Coastal and oceanographic engineering
Master of Engineering (ME) Wetland sciences
Master of Science (MS) Structural engineering
Master of Science (MS) Civil engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geographic information systems

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 145
Doctoral Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

418
Applied
173
Accepted
54
Enrolled
41%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st January 31st Yes
Winter deadline Not reported September 30th No
Spring deadline December 1st January 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 31
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

183
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.1%
Black or African American 3.83%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.55%
Asian 2.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.37%

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Male (35)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Traffic congestion mitigation, wind mitigation, sustainable infrastructure materials, improved sensors for in situ measurements, storm surge modeling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
773,786

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 116580
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Kirk Hatfield PhD
Director, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment
Email: director@essie.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-9537 ext. 1400
Fax: 352-392-3394