PhD

Civil Engineering

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
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Description

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The Department of Civil Engineering has several laboratories which can be used to perform a wide variety of graduate research projects. These include laboratories in the areas of environmental engineering, hydraulic engineering, materials testing, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and water resources engineering.

The department also has the Civil Infrastructure Systems Laboratory (CISL) which includes a full-scale Accelerated Pavement Testing facility. In addition, the department has modern computing facilities including a number of personal computers and workstations.

Contents

K-State CE's Ph.D. degree requires a minimum of 90 hours including at least 30 hours of research credit. Fifteen hours of coursework should be at the 800-level or above. Appropriate coursework from the Master's degree can be transferred to the Ph.D. program of study with the approval of the supervisory committee.

A written preliminary exam must be taken by Ph.D. students. The preliminary exam must be completed within three years and at least 7 months before the final oral exam. A dissertation must be completed by all doctoral students. The final examination may be taken when the student has completed all requirements of the Program of Study as well as satisfied all other program requirements.

Requirements

The general requirements for admission to the Civil Engineering graduate program include the receipt of a bachelor of science degree from an accredited civil engineering department and evidence that the applicant has the ability to do satisfactory graduate work. However, students not possessing a degree in civil engineering may be admitted if their undergraduate work is closely related to a specific discipline within the civil engineering program and they complete a core program of undergraduate civil engineering course work.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79

Funding

Most graduate students are able to finance their education with a variety of financial assistance tools specific to graduate school:

* Graduate Assistantships: Funded by individual departments and graduate programs, teaching, research and graduate assistantships are awarded based on a student's ability and promise.
* Graduate Fellowships
* Loans: Loans are available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have successfully applied for financial assistance
* Traineeships: Traineeships are offered through the university or departments that have federally supported traineeships.

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Accreditation

Kansas State University has been providing quality education to the residents of Kansas, the country and the world for the last 150 years.

Located in a community with nearly 60,000 people and more than 24,000 students, we are able to provide a safe and supportive environment for our students.

Kansas State University has 3 campus locations, two of which, Manhattan and Salina, have complete academic programs and on-campus housing. Olathe is the third and newest extension of the university, focusing on collaborating with industry and Kansas City K-12 schools.

Accreditation:

Kansas State University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools since 1916.

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