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Degree : Doctor of Philosophy

Major : Civil Engineering

Program Description

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers three graduate degrees: Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE), Master of Environmental Engineering (MEnvE) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees with specialties in structural engineering and engineering mechanics, geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering, environmental engineering, water resources engineering, wind engineering, and computational mechanics.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 72
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: N/A
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ceweb/grad/phd/

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Priyantha Jayawickrama
E-mail: priyantha.jayawickrama@ttu.edu
Phone: 806.742.3523

Department Contact Information

Department AddressDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering
P.O. Box 41023
Texas Tech University
TX 79409-1023
Phone Number 806-834-6063
Fax Number 806.742.3488
Department Website http://www.ce.ttu.edu

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/ENGR_CE.php#Grad

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: TTU does not use a standard format for recommendation letters at this time. Please have your recommendation letters sent to: Ms. Susan Sechrist, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, P.O. Box 41023, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1023, USA. Alternatively you can send them to following e-mail address: susan.sechrist.ttu.edu.

Resume Required: No

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: No

Departmental Application Instructions:

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
August 01January 01June 01July 01

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15February 15February 15

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Yes Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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