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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction

Las Vegas, NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Civil and environmental engineering /transportation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil and environmental engineering
Master of Science (MS) Transportation

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

62
Applied
46
Accepted
26
Enrolled
74%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th August 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; statement of purpose; letter of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree; statement of purpose; 3 letters of recommendation

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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.13%
Black or African American 3.8%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.8%
Unknown 5.06%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 1
Male (9)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Construction performance improvement, water and waste water treatment, intelligent transportation, resilient infrastructure, hydroinformatics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,269,738

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 454015
Las Vegas, NV  89154-4015
United States
Contact Dr. Sajjad Ahmad
Chair/Professor
Email: sajjad.ahmad@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-5456