Ph.D. On Campus

Civil Engineering

University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
7227 USD/year
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The Department of Civil and Materials Engineering (CME) at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers a program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Civil Engineering.


Overview of the Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Study and research leading to a degree in Civil Engineering is available in the areas of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering, environmental engineering, water resources engineering, structural engineering, structural mechanics, structural health monitoring, sensors and nondestructive testing, earthquake engineering, concrete materials, reinforced and prestressed concrete, steel structures, and transportation engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Construction Equipment and Design Methods
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Welding Metallurgy
  • Thermodynamics of Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


56 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
155 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Complete transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work must be submitted.
  •  GRE General, minimum Verbal score of 150 and minimum Quantitative score of 155 or minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative score of 305.
  • Letters of Recommendation Three required for PhD applicants.
  • Personal Statement Required for PhD applicants.

Tuition Fee

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    7227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7227 USD per year during 24 months.

7,227 - 17,714 USD

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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