Ph.D. On Campus

Systems Engineering

Colorado State University

36 months
30858 USD/year
30858 USD/year
15130 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Discover how to develop systems strategies that can be applied to any industry. Colorado State University’s Systems Engineering degrees prepare you with immediately applicable skills that can help solve current challenges your company may be facing. The Systems Engineering program is offered at Colorado State University.


The Ph.D. Systems Engineering program offered at Colorado State University prepares students to become leaders in systems engineering. 

Throughout the program, students produce significant academic contributions in terms of original research to the field, driving advancements and leading to improvements in energy efficiency, environmental impact, cybersecurity, and economic growth, among other areas of application for systems engineering.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced IT Project Management
  • Engineering Project and Program Management
  • Grid Integration of Wind Energy Systems
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Dynamics of Complex Engineering Systems
  • Systems Engineering Architecture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All Ph.D. candidates are expected to create a formal advising arrangement with a faculty advisor before joining the Ph.D. program to assist with advising, course selection, and research projects. 
  • All Ph.D. students are considered provisional until they complete a qualifying process and preliminary examination. For the qualifying process, each candidate must pass all courses with a grade “B” or higher (B- and below are not acceptable grades). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30858 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    30858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30858 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    15130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15130 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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