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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (WUR) , TX,
The Department of Civil Engineering strives to graduate highly qualified engineers, maintain nationally recognized research and provide quality professional and community service to the region and the world.


The Civil Engineering Program at the University of Texas-El Paso through its faculty, staff, students, and constituents works together to acquire, generate, share, and use knowledge in the different fields of Civil Engineering to make the El Paso/Ciudad Juárez region and the world a better place to live.

The Program accomplishes its mission through both undergraduate and graduate programs and contributes to the quality of these programs by generating research opportunities that create synergy among faculty, students, and practicing professionals. We contribute to the quality of life of society through innovation in the generation, sharing, and use of knowledge.

We will continue to be leaders in procuring external funding for research and teaching. Faculty work together within the department, and other departments in the University, to provide multidisciplinary opportunities for both students and faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Water and Waste Laboratory
  • Structural Design
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Instrumental Methods of Analytical Chemistry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Applicants will apply through the Graduate School, submitting an application form and supporting materials:
  • Official transcripts of all previous academic work
  • Official scores on the Graduate Record Exam
  • Official scores on the TOEFL (if appropriate)
  • Personal Statement
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to assess the applicant's potential for MS work
  • Other evidence of relevant personal or professional experience.
Recommendations for admission will be made on the basis of the following:
  • Grade point average in upper division work as appropriate
  • Scores on the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE

Tuition Fee

  • International

    914 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 914 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    403 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 403 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for El Paso

  • 888 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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