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35064 USD/year
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About

The Structural Engineering and Mechanics Master’s Program from University of Washington offers students a comprehensive, practical and theoretical background that prepares them be successful in engineering practice or a future Ph.D. program. 

Overview

Key facts

The Structural Engineering and Mechanics Master’s Program from University of Washington offers graduate students a wide range of courses in structural design, multi-hazard structural response, classical theory and advanced structural analysis techniques. The 11 structures faculty members have expertise in each of these areas, with ongoing research related to many of these topics and collaboration with the local professional community. In addition to the nearly 20 graduate courses taught by structures faculty, approximately 50 additional courses in various engineering disciplines, applied mathematics, architecture, and construction management are approved for the program, allowing students to tailor the degree to meet their professional goals.

Careers

Many employers of structural engineers believe it is essential that new hires have graduate degrees, with a master’s degree now being considered the requirement for many of the more exciting and challenging jobs in the field. Recent graduates from our program are highly competitive in the job market across the country, but especially locally, where the Seattle job economy has provided excellent employment opportunities.

In addition to the coursework described below, a companion seminar series provides students with an opportunity to foster relationships within the local engineering community, develop presentation skills that area employers have stressed as a critical need, and learn about unique topics in the field. Graduates are well-prepared for careers in structural analysis and design, multi-disciplinary engineering, government research and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structural Mechanics
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Finite Element Meth in Structural Mech
  • Engineering Computing
  • Nonlinear Analysis of Structural Sys
  • Structural Stability
  • Materials Modeling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution2 or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.
  • All students confirming enrollment must provide an official (sealed) transcript and degree statement (with date of award & title of degree awarded) for verification to Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS). 
  • Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35064 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35064 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    20175 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20175 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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