M.Sc. On Campus

Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno

12 months
21006 USD/year
21006 USD/year
5352 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Nevada, Reno gives students the expertise to design infrastructure that improves quality of life.


The Civil and Environmental Engineering program offered by University of Nevada, Reno prepares graduates to work as civil and environmental engineers in private practice or in the public sector. Graduates will have the necessary educational background to become licensed professional engineers as civil engineers or environmental engineers in accordance with the provisions of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

Graduates with M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Nevada, Reno will gain abilities to:

  • apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering,
  • design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data,
  • design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earthquake and structural engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Pavements/materials engineering
  • Transportation engineering
  • Environmental engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application.
  • Official transcripts from every institution attended for a complete history. of your education.
  • Resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Admission to the M.S. or Ph.D. program requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field such as biology, chemistry, math or physics. Other disciplines will be considered provided prerequisite courses in math, science and basic engineering are completed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5352 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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