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Civil Engineering, M.Eng.

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University rank #601 (WUR) Worcester, MA, United States
WPI’s ABET-accredited MEng in Civil Engineering program is a practice-oriented degree designed to prepare you for career success by developing core fundamental knowledge and applied teamwork and leadership skills.
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The MEng in Civil Engineering program at WPI encourages you to customize your program of study while gaining a firm foundation in civil engineering basics and real-world problem solving. Plus, all classes are held at night, and many are available via streaming video to fit your busy life. 

To focus your studies and suit your goals, you can pursue one of two concentrations (Master Builder and Environmental), and choose specialized courses, such as Advanced Design of Steel Structures, Structural Design for Fire Conditions, and Open Channel Hydraulics. 


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

Programme Structure

  • Structural mechanics
  • Structural dynamics
  • Smart structures
  • Advanced structural analysis

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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  • National

    1566 USD/credit
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 USD/month
    Living Costs

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