M.Sc. On Campus

Civil Engineering

University of Michigan

24 months
50646 USD/year
50646 USD/year
25230 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The degree Master of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Michigan is offered with areas of concentration in the areas of Construction, Hydraulic and Hydrology, Infrastructure System, Materials, and Structural. Degrees designating greater concentration in their special areas are available in the Construction Engineering and Management and Environmental Engineering specialties. 


Our programs are among the best in the nation according to the 2015 U.S. News and World Report rankings for civil engineering and environmental engineering programs.

Program Description

The environmental engineering graduate program and undergraduate program are both ranked 4th in their respective categories.

The Civil Engineering graduate program and undergraduate program at the University of Michigan are both ranked 8th in their respective categories.Our notable alumni include Ken Maschke, named one of the top 20 engineers under 40 by Engineering News-Record Midwest, and Jennifer Macks, Vice President of Business Development at Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. Our department keeps in touch with alumni through our Civil and Environmental Engineering Friends Association (CEEFA), which you can learn more about here.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Engineering and Management 
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydraulic and Hydrologic Engineering
  • Intelligent Systems Guidelines
  • Materials and Highway Engineering
  • Structural Engineering Guidelines

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be granted admission to the program leading to the degree M.S.E. (Civil Engineering), an applicant should normally hold a degree equivalent to the B.S.E. from the University's undergraduate Civil and Environmental Engineering program. 
  • However, students in other branches of engineering, physical sciences, or related fields may have achieved the technical background needed to pursue advanced work in a special field of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 
  • Such students are encouraged to apply because civil engineers with interdisciplinary training can provide vital input into the solution of the complex problems developing in present day society

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50646 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50646 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    50646 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50646 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    25230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25230 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Ann Arbor

1025 - 1870 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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