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Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Master of Science in Civil Engineering online degree at the University of Louisville Online

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Admission Requirements

In addition to completing the application for admission and paying the $60 non-refundable application fee, applicants must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering*

  • 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on 4.0 scale

  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work from accredited institutions

  • Minimum Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores of 295 (combined verbal and quantitative.) If you completed the GRE prior to August 2012, the acceptable score is 1000 on the previous scale.

  • Two recommendation forms [PDF]

  • Personal statement

    Credentials should be mailed to:
    Graduate Admissions
    University of Louisville
    Louisville, KY 40292

Applications received at least six weeks prior to the beginning of a term will be given priority.

Applicants are considered on a case-by-case basis. Students not meeting the minimum requirements may still be admitted. Remedial work may be specified for those applicants who, in the opinion of the faculty, do not have a sufficient background in civil engineering.

For international students, a bachelor's degree in engineering that has been assessed as meeting entrance requirements. If you live outside of the United States and intend to complete an online academic program from your home country, be sure to view special requirements for international students.

Application Deadlines

  • August 1st for fall admission.
  • December 1st for spring admission.
  • April 1st for summer admission.

For more information on the admission and application process, please contact our Online Learning Enrollment Counselor at 800.871.8635 or by email, online@louisville.edu.

Credit Transfer

You may transfer up to six credit hours of graduate coursework from any regionally accredited university, pending department approval.

If you have questions about transferring credit, contact our Online Learning Enrollment Counselor at 800.871.8635 or by email, online@louisville.edu.


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