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- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
- Master of Engineering (M.Engr.)
- Master of Science (M.S.)
- Online Master of Engineering (M.Engr.)
- Online Master of Science (M.S.)
- Civil Engineering Materials (M.Engr., M.S., Ph.D.)
- Construction Engineering and Management (M.Engr., M.S., Ph.D.)
- Environmental Engineering (M.Engr., M.S., Ph.D.)
- Geotechnical Engineering (M.Engr., M.S., Ph.D.)
- Intelligent Infrastructure Engineering (M.Engr., M.S., Ph.D.)
- Structural Engineering (M.Engr., M.S., Ph.D.)
- Transportation Engineering (M.Engr., M.S., Ph.D.)
Contact: Dawn Miller
Graduate College Requirements:Program Specific Requirements:
- 4 year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
- Academic Records/Transcripts
- Minimum 3.0 GPA (Program may alter requirement.)
- Proof of English Proficiency.
- GRE will be will be required for Spring 2022 applications and beyond. GRE GUIDELINES Verbal = 146, Quantitative = 155 (Structures 160), A.W. = 3.0. The GRE requirement may be waived for an applicant who has a bachelor’s or higher degree from a United States ABET accredited institution.
- CCEE utilizes a 2-phase ISU full application. Use the "apply now" button and find the degree seeking graduate application. Phase 1 is free of charge. You will answer background questions and upload unofficial transcripts and/or exam reports. Should your credentials meet admission guidelines, you will be asked to continue to phase 2, which will require additional questions and payment of the application fee.
- Assistantship consideration must be identified on the application. MEng applicants are not considered for an assistantship. Generally, there are more applicants than there are open assistantship positions. Applicants are welcome to start graduate study without an assistantship.
- Do not send application documents to the department.
- Three letters of recommendation are required.
- DuoLingo English test is accepted through Spring 2023. Required score 105 or higher.
- The GRE can be taken at home, exceptions are China and Iran
- CCEE does offer online options for General Civil Engineering and Civil Engineering w/Construction Engineering & Management specialization. For admission and program information, see the CCEE Online Website: https://engineeringonline.iastate.edu/cceeonline/
- Program Requires GRE: Yes
- Program Requires GMAT: No
- Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No
- Financial Statement: Application
- English Proficiency Minimum:
TOEFL Paper (PBT) 553 TOEFL Internet (iBT) 82 IELTS 6.5 PTE 55 Duolingo (approved through spring 2023) 105
- CCEE accepts applications on a rolling basis, however, first consideration for assistantship deadlines are as follows: Fall semester deadlines: December 15 preapplication (phase 1) /January 15 full application (phase 2). Spring semester deadlines: August 15 preapplication (phase 1)/September 15 full application (phase 2). Full applications must be COMPLETE before faculty will review them.
This program is open to domestic and international students.