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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

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University rank #601 (WUR) Worcester, MA, United States
Wpi’s MS in Civil Engineering program prepares you to build a better future for people and the planet. Your experience at wpi combines team-based collaboration,  immersive research, and state-of-the-art equipment and lab space, positioning you alongside your peers and faculty who are working on solutions to critical societal problems.
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Small classes, one-on-one faculty mentoring, and applied learning are hallmarks of the WPI experience. In the MS in Civil Engineering program you’ll be part of a collaborative culture that supports interdisciplinary thinking and innovation.

Rigorous studies in core principles can be augmented with more specialized courses, such as Advanced Design of Steel Structures, Structural Design for Fire Conditions, Hazardous Waste: Containment, Treatment and Prevention, and Open Channel Hydraulics.


The Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced structural analysis
  • Finite element method and applications
  • Advanced design of steel structures
  • Advanced design of reinforced concrete structures
  • Prestressed concrete structures
  • Structural design for fire conditions
  • Integration of design and construction
For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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    Admissions are rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.

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

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General Requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Application fee of $70 (online by credit card, or by check or money order payable to WPI)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    1566 USD/credit
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    1566 USD/credit
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 USD/month
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