Civil Engineering, Master | Auburn University | Auburn, United States
12 months
32942 USD/year
32942 USD/year
12170 USD/year
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The Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University offers graduate-level instruction and research programs leading to the degrees of Master of Civil Engineering (M.C.E.) (non-thesis), Master of Science (M.S.) with thesis and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

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About this Degree

The objectives of these programs are to provide qualified students an opportunity for advanced training and specialization and to enable them to gain experience in conducting engineering research and in the interpretation and communication of their findings. The Civil Engineering department at Auburn University offers programs in construction engineering and management, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, pavements and materials, structural engineering, transportation engineering, and water resources engineering. Course work may be taken outside the department in supportive disciplines such as applied statistics, building science, computer science or mathematics.

All applicants should have a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a closely related field from an institute of recognized standing. The applicant can apply for Ph.D. program with or without M.C.E./M.S. degree in civil engineering or a closely related field. Additional work may be required for applicants who lack the necessary background. The general test of the graduate record examination is mandatory.

Additional course work for applicants with a degree from other specialty areas:

Additional course work may be prescribed as prerequisites upon faculty review and communicated with the student. The prerequisites must be completed before official admission to the graduate program. Qualified domestic students may be provisionally admitted, but these prerequisites must be completed within a certain time frame (usually within a year) to receive official admission. No provisional admission is available for international students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hydraulics
  • Civil Engineering Analysis
  • Water and Waste Treatment
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment and Design 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official GRE score from ETS

  • Resume

  • Statement of Purpose (one page single-spaced)

  • Three letters of recommendation directly from the references

  • Official TOEFL/IELTS score (international students only)

  • Official transcripts for all colleges that you previously attended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    32942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6085 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Auburn

850 - 1300 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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