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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

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University rank #442 (QS) , CO,
The Civil Engineering programme offered by Colorado State University is recognized both nationally and internationally for education, research, and service and outreach, and is ranked 31 among such programs in the USA.

About

The Civil Engineering programme offered by Colorado State University focuses on enhancing the expertise of working professionals. Engineers who want to further their careers with industrial firms and governmental agencies or those who want to pursue a career in private practice should consider this degree.

Areas of study

  • Environmental engineering
  • Geoenvironmental engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Groundwater engineering
  • Hydraulic engineering/stream restoration/river mechanics
  • Hydrologic science and engineering
  • Irrigation and drainage
  • Structural engineering and structural mechanics
  • Water resources planning and management
  • Wind engineering and fluid mechanics

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction: Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Engineering Graphics and Computing
  • Numerical Modeling and Risk Analysis
  • Engineering Systems and Decision Analysis
  • Engineering Mechanics-Statics
  • Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Fall – For assistantship consideration, February 1; final deadline, May 1
    • Spring – For assistantship consideration, September 1; final deadline, October 15
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • The Department does not have minimum required GRE’s. 

    The average scores of the students we do admit are Verbal – 151; Quantitative – 164; Analytical – 4.5

    This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    151

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    164

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    4.5

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Application – you must apply and be accepted into a degree program.
  • Application fee – $60 (U.S. Citizen/Permanent resident), $70 (International) non-refundable application fee.
  • GRE/GMAT scores – contact the academic department to verify whether the GRE/GMAT is required. 
  • Official transcripts/credential & certified translations – official transcripts or mark sheets and any certificates, diplomas, or degrees from each college or university attended is required regardless of the length of attendance, including courses in progress. 
  • Letters of recommendation – there is no standardized format unless specified by the academic department.  
  • Additional departmental requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27596 USD/year
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  • National

    12772 USD/year
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Living costs for Fort Collins

  • 1210 - 1800 USD/month
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