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Graduate Studies In Civil Engineering at Stony Brook
The Civil Engineering graduate program offers Advanced Graduate Certificates, M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering. The Department of Civil Engineering is one of nine academic departments within the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook University. The Department offers research opportunities in all the major areas of civil engineering and is affiliated with the recently established New York State (NYS) Center for Clean Water Technology. Collaborative opportunities exist with a multitude of research centers on campus, such as the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) and the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center. Collaborative opportunities also exist with Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), which is less than 30 miles from campus. Stony Brook University is a co-manager of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities, such as the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) II, the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the NewYorkBlue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer. Stony Brook University is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities.
Prospective students must submit their applications through the official application page of the Office of Graduate and Health Sciences Admissions. Applications submitted by any other means will not be accepted.
To be considered for admission to our graduate program, prospective domestic and international students must also submit all the required documents by all appropriate deadlines. In addition to the online application, applicants must submit the following:
a. A Statement of Purpose. Your statement should clearly indicate all areas of interest at the top; students are encouraged to check the research areas for our faculty.
b. An official report for the GRE test. *The official GRE is optional for admission to the Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 semesters.
Official test score reports are forwarded to Stony Brook University by the testing institution directly. For the GRE, the official reports must be sent by ETS directly to the Graduate School of Stony Brook University (Code: 2548) and the Department of Civil Engineering (Code: 1102). Self-reported test scores are considered unofficial and will not be accepted.
c. An official transcript, in English, for each completed degree.
Official transcripts are forwarded to Stony Brook University either by the degree awarding institution directly or in a sealed and signed (or stamped) envelope. Please make sure all degrees are posted on the transcript. Scanned, web-printed, unsealed, or unsigned transcripts are not considered official transcripts and will not be accepted. Please send official transcripts directly to:Office of Graduate and Health Sciences AdmissionsHealth Sciences TowerLevel 2 - Room 271Stony Brook, NY 11794-8276
d. Three recommendation letters. All recommendation letters should be submitted via the online application system. If applicants or recommenders have trouble with the application system, please send an email to civil_engineering "at" stonybrook.edu.
e. For international students, an official report for an English proficiency test, i.e. TOEFL or IELTS . *The TOEFL or IELTS is still required for Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 admissions.
Official test score reports are forwarded to Stony Brook University by the testing institution directly. For the English Language exam, the official reports must be sent directly to the Graduate School of Stony Brook University (Code: 2548) and the Department of Civil Engineering (Code: 1102). Self-reported test scores are considered unofficial and will not be accepted.
Applications missing any one of the above required official documents will be considered incomplete.Please note: Students may start an on-line application to our Certificate, M.S. or Ph.D. program at any time, however, submitting an application must be done by the deadline to be considered for admissions to any of our programs.
For Fall admission:
* January 15 for full consideration and international applicants; and
* June 1 final deadline
For Spring admission:
* October 1 for full consideration and international applicants; and
* December 1 final deadline
Q - I uploaded my transcript, do I really have to send an official paper transcript?Q - I submitted my application after the first deadline, but before the final deadline. Will I still be eligible for a scholarship or fellowship?Q - Does the Civil Engineering application have any supplemental documents that need to be uploaded or submitted?