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University of Houston

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Houston, TX

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University of Houston

Overview

University of Houston / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Houston, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

59
Applied
39
Accepted
16
Enrolled
66%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.88%
Black or African American 2.47%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 6
Male (16)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Civil engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. D. J. Belarbi
Chairperson
Email: abelarbi@central.uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-4266
Fax: 713-743-4260