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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Amherst, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Geotechnical engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Transportation engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Structural engineering and mechanics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Environmental and water resources engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 36
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

219
Applied
136
Accepted
40
Enrolled
62%

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 January 2nd January 2nd 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: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

119
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American 2.52%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.68%
Unknown 3.36%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 0
Male (24)
Female (8)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Sanjay Arwade
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-545-0686
Fax: 413-545-2840