Master of Science in Engineering – Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Master of Science in Engineering – Civil and Environmental Engineering
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering & Construction at UNLV offers a number of program degree options leading to the Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) – Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • The main objective ofprogram is to train the students so that they can:
    • Acquire and apply advanced technical knowledge in a specialized field or area of technical practice of civil, environmental or construction engineering
    • Independently apply new state-of-the-art knowledge to the solution of engineering problems and communicate the results of those efforts, and
    • Lead or coordinate the technical efforts of other professionals in areas of engineering practice
  • The program offers 2 options for students to opt from:
    • Thesis Track
    • Non-Thesis track
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1556130 INR
Hostel & Meals748806 INR
Insurance184785 INR
Transportation49364 INR
Books & Supplies Expenses91550 INR
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses253850 INR
Application Fee6958 INR
Fee2563 INR
Total1337876 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors2.7 GPA
  • Students must hold a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, or an approved international equivalent with GPA of 2.75 (4.00=A), or a minimum 3.00 (4.00=A) for the last two years (60 semester hours)
  • Prerequisite undergraduate course work:
    • Fluid mechanics, calculus through differential equations, engineering physics, chemistry, and engineering economics
  • Successful environmental engineering applicants are expected to complete a set of graduate courses in engineering hydrology, hydraulics, statistics, water and wastewater treatment, and wastewater treatment plant design during their graduate study
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: 300
with an analytical writing score of at least 3
PTE: 65

Additional info
  • An application and official transcripts
    • Transcripts must be evaluated by World Education Services
  • A Statement of Purpose (SOP) with no more than two pages:
    • It must indicate his/her interests in the area of specialization (construction, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources/environmental) and objectives in working toward an M.S.E. degree
  • 2 letters of recommendation (LOR):
    • This must be submitted from individuals familiar with the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities. It is highly recommended that LOR be written on official letter head
  • Financial Certification form and Bank Letter
  • GRE scores
  • ELP Transcripts
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