24 months
29774 USD/year
29774 USD/year
16322 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Rhode Island teaches students how to build bridges spanning great distances, deliver clean water to millions of people, identify the best way to route billions of dollars in goods, and design next-generation renewable energy systems.


About the Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Rhode Island

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a curriculum leading to the Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering (M.S.), and the Doctor of Philosophy in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.) degrees. Graduate students specialize in one of the four available areas: Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Transportation Engineering.

Program Goals:

To produce graduates that are technically competent

To produce graduates that are effective communicators

To produce graduates that are committed to life-long learning

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Humanitarian Engineering
  • CADD for Civil Engineers
  • Construction Management
  • Structural Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $65 non-refundable application fee, plus Centralized Application System (CAS) fees
  • Personal statement
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Transcripts of all postsecondary studies
  • International applicants need to also submit the TOEFL score.
  • Applicants claiming Rhode Island or Regional residency status need to also submit the required documentation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering. Candidates in other engineering or closely related fields may be accepted with the possibility of additional undergraduate prerequisite courses being required.
  • Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate career that can be confirmed with official transcripts from the institution (some programs may require a higher or lower GPA).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29774 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29774 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    16322 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16322 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Kingston

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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