M.Sc. On Campus

Civil & Environmental Engineering - Structural Engineering

Stanford University

24 months
38574 USD/year
38574 USD/year
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In addition to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department’s offerings, related coursework is also available from other schools and departments such as Earth Sciences, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Management Science and engineering. The Civil & Environmental Engineering - Structural Engineering program is offered at Stanford University.


Key facts

The Master of Science degree is a 45-unit program devoted primarily to coursework.

The Master of Science Program in Civil & Environmental Engineering - Structural Engineering at Stanford University combines a group of required courses, selected from within each area of the program, with a broad range of electives, permitting each student to design a program focusing on aspects of particular interest. Our goal is to make your time at Stanford as productive as possible. You are encouraged to use electives to build a program that fits your special strengths and interests. If you are planning to continue for the Engineer or PhD degree, your first-year program will include additional courses in related topics supporting your research interest.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Mechanics and Finite Elements
  • Nonlinear Structural Analysis
  • Finite Element Methods in Structural Dynamics
  • Advanced Structural Concrete Behavior and Design
  • Advanced Structural Steel Behavior and Design
  • Earthquake Resistance Design and Construction
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Mechanics and Finite Elements
  • Damage and Failure Mechanics of Structural Systems
  • Probabilistic Models in Civil Engineering
  • Structural Reliability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

This master’s degree program is open to two cohorts of applicants.

  • External applicants who have completed a bachelor’s degree or will have completed one before matriculating as a graduate student. Potential applicants in this group apply online. Please see the Application Timelines & Deadlines page for this year’s application deadlines.
  • Active Stanford undergrads. If you are currently a Stanford undergrad, please visit the Coterm page for information and instructions on the Coterm admissions process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19287 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    38574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19287 USD per semester during 24 months.

Regular quarterly tuition

Living costs for Stanford

1100 - 1600 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.

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