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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 43
Doctoral Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

380
Applied
125
Accepted
41
Enrolled
33%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

205
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.9%
Black or African American 6.83%
White or Caucasian 22%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.95%
Unknown 0.98%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

105
Total faculty
Full-time - 81
Part-time - 24
Male (81)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Transportation and urban systems, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, construction engineering and management, hydraulics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
21,578,886

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Ali Haghani
Chair
Email: haghani@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-7768