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University of Louisville

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Louisville, KY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Civil engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Civil engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
9
Accepted
9
Enrolled
28%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 1st Yes
Spring deadline Not reported November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, final official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, final official transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements Pursuit of graduate degree (M Eng, MS, PhD) at J.B. Speed School of Engineering; undergraduate degree

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.64%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 8.2%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 2
Male (12)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structures, hydraulics, transportation, environmental engineering, geomechanics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
648,296

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Zhihui Sun
Chair
Email: z.sun@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-4583
Fax: 502-852-8851