Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 1-290
Cambridge MA, 02139


Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Application Opens:
September 15

December 1 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Fall Term (September)

Master of Engineering (MEng)
Master of Science (SM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Science (ScD)

CEE will no longer require the GRE scores for admissions decisions.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 7.5
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Minimum score required: 100 (iBT) 600 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 65 or 46

Cambridge English Qualification (C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency)

  • Minimum score required: 190
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Waivers are not offered.

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Climate, Environment and Sustainability (MEng)
  • Hydrology and Hydroclimatology
  • Materials, Structures and Geomechanics
  • Structural Mechanics and Design (MEng)
  • Systems Engineering, including Networks and Transportation

Graduate student funding varies depending on the degree to which you apply. All students admitted to the SM/PhD track receive Research Assistantships (RA) or Fellowships, depending on availability of such funds. This funding includes paid tuition and health insurance, and a monthly stipend. All students pursuing a Ph.D. in CEE must have secured funding. For more information, please see the CEE website.


  • Online application
  • Statement of Objectives that addresses experience and purpose as well as an example of technical work
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • English proficiency exam scores
  • CV or resume


  • Abstracts of published articles
  • Conference presentations

Applicants should not send any additional supplemental material.

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