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University of South Florida

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (MSEV) Environmental engineering Engineering for international development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental engineering
Master of Environmental Engineering (MEVE) Environmental engineering
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Geotechnical engineering
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Materials science and engineering
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Water resources
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Structures engineering
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Transportation engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering Water resources
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering Structures engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering Transportation engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering Geotechnical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering Materials science and engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Structures engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Transportation engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Geotechnical engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Materials science and engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Water resources

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 82
Doctoral Degrees 15

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 required
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE with V (45th percentile), Q (75th percentile), and AW (55th percentile)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

220
Applied
144
Accepted
59
Enrolled
65%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE required
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in appropriate field; minimum GPA of 3.0 in major, letters of reference, statement of purpose; resume; intake form.
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE with V (45th percentile), Q (75th percentile), and AW (55th percentile)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume, intake form

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

220
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.18%
Black or African American 3.64%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.82%
Unknown 2.73%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental and water resources engineering, geotechnics and geoenvironmental systems, structures and materials systems, transportation systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,735,939

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Manjriker Gunaratne
Professor and Department Chair
Email: gunaratn@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-5818
Fax: 813-974-2957

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