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Application Guidance


Open to all applicants.

Admission to the CEEES M.Eng. degree program is not restricted to civil and environmental engineering or earth sciences undergraduate majors. Applications are encouraged from any student with superior records in other fields of engineering or physical sciences. Requirements for admission include an outstanding record in an appropriate undergraduate program and a bachelor's degree. Applicants will need to submit the following materials:

  • A completed Graduate School application form,
  • Unofficial transcripts,
  • Recommendation letters (at least three),
  • A curriculum vitae,
  • GRE examination is not required, but is recommended for non-ND students,
  • Essay (1,000 word) regarding applicant's 'Personal motivation to pursue a professional engineering career'
  • Applicant self-identification of degree choice for M.Eng. STR or ENV concentration area.

Online applications

Application Deadline
Fall: December 15 (early admission) and May 31 (extended admission)

Online applications are mandatory and can be completed by visiting Graduate School Admissions. Please note that all materials received by mail will be discarded.

Foreign student applications

Foreign students are required to verify competency in English by submitting the scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with their applications.

Personal interview

A personal interview or visit to the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering &d Earth Sciences is often helpful to the admission process; to schedule an interview, contact , M.Eng. program director, or , M.Eng. coordinator.