Prospective Graduate Students

Employers worldwide look to Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (ISU CCEE) as a source of ideas, technologies and highly skilled engineers. The ISU CCEE Department offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree, a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) degree and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. The degree major is “civil engineering” with engineering focus areas in: transportation, environmental/water resources, structural, geotechnical/materials and construction. Click on ISU CCEE Focus Areas below for more information. Through the engineering knowledge you’ll gain at Iowa State, you’ll have the planning and management skills needed to become part of a dynamic workforce. Our faculty and staff work closely with you as you learn to design, construct and maintain the structures, transportation systems, geotechnical systems, water resources and environmental systems that are critical to modern life. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of engineering applications, along with several cross-disciplinary areas.

NOTE: Application deadlines for first assistantship consideration are January 15** for Fall semester and August 15 for Spring semester.  Applications submitted after these deadlines will be considered.

**The Fall 2021 full application deadline has been extended to February 7, 2021. Submit the preapplication ASAP for an initial review of your credentials.

GRE scores are OPTIONAL for Spring and Fall 2021. Applications without GRE scores will still be considered.