M.Sc. On Campus

Civil Engineering

The University of Akron

12 months
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
442 USD/credit 13260 USD/year
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The Civil Engineering program of The University of Akron is offered by the Department of Civil Engineering.


The Civil Engineering program of The University of Akron provides students with opportunities to gain advanced knowledge, skills and training, to design, build, and maintain the foundation for our modern society. This includes our buildings, roads and bridges, drinking or waste water and energy systems, seaports and airports, and infrastructure. 

Our program

  • Is flexible, with options for evening classes
  • Accommodates varied educational backgrounds
  • Provides options for research-based and coursework-based degrees
  • Offers specializations: Environmental, Geotechnical, Water Resources and Hydraulic, Structural, or Transportation

Opportunities for you

  • Access to the latest equipment and software that is used in companies and academia
  • Participate in entrepreneurship programs 
  • Graduate level classes are small enough to ensure personal attention by the professors while large enough to facilitate group projects and interactions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nuclear Power Generation and Simulation
  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering and Balance of Plant Systems
  • Nuclear Process and Radioactive Waste Management, Safeguards
  • Nuclear Thermodynamics, Simulation, and Advanced Reactor
  • Design of Earth Structures
  • Soil & Rock Exploration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in Engineering
  • GRE (may be waived for domestic students or students on non-thesis option)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 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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