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Professional Master’s Program deadline extended

The application deadline for CEE’s Professional Master’s Program (PMP) has been extended for Autumn 2020. New applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and priority will be given to those who apply by August 1. Applications will be accepted through September 1. The GRE is optional for those applying for 2020 at this time. Scholarships will also be available for students in the PMP program. Please contact ceginfo@uw.edu with any questions.

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Graduate Admission Statistics

Note: The 2019 admission statistics are based on offers/enrollments for autumn quarter, 2019. Admission statistics in this report do not include online programs.

Autumn 2019

Applications Submitted Offers Enrolled
668 384 (57% of applicants were offered admission) 117 (30% of offers enrolled)
International Applications
361 (55%) 150 (41% of international applicants were offered admission) 37 (25% of International applicants offered admission enrolled)

Master’s GPA and Test Scores

Below is historical data showing average GPA (based on 4.0 scale) and GRE scores for applicants who were offered admission by the CEE department.

Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Degree Master's PhD Master’s PhD Master’s PhD Master’s PhD Master’s PhD Master’s PhD Master’s PhD
GPA 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.8 3.58 3.80
GRE V 155 156 155 157 155 152 155 158 155 157 156 159 155 157
GRE Q 162 164 162 162 160 163 163 165 163 162 161 164 163 165
GRE A 3.9 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.7 4.1 3.7 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.7 4.1

These statistics do not include online programs.

The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department does not have a minimum GRE score requirement, however, below is the recommended minimum scores set by the College of Engineering. A score higher than the minimum recommended score would be expected to be competitive for admission.

Verbal 154
Quantitative 156
Analytical writing 4.5

Autumn 2019 Graduate Student Demographics

(including online programs)

Total Current Enrolled Students 442
Women 171 (38%)
URM 42 (10%)
Washington Resident (Citizen & Perm Res) 170 (38%)
Non-Resident 149 (33%)
International 124 (28%)

Degrees Granted (2018-2019)

Master’s (residential) 94
Master’s (online programs) 51
PhD 24