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Graduate School

Civil Engineering Ph.D. APOGEE


  • Major: Civil Engineering - APOGEE
  • Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
  • School/College: Engineering and Computing

Program Website

See the program curriculum and learn about admission. 



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Ready to apply?   Use the ApplyWeb application for Spring and Summer 2021.  Use the Engineering CAS application for Fall 2021 and beyondPlease search by institution only on the CAS application, not by institution and term.


Fall Preferred Application Deadline: May 1
Spring Preferred Application Deadline: September 1
International Applicants Deadline: International applicants should have the application submitted and all supporting documents finalized 1 month prior to above noted deadlines to allow for the VISA process.

Required Documents

  • Statement of Intent, 1-2 pages in length (clearly indicate the program area of interest and summarize your motivation to pursue graduate studies)
  • Curriculum Vitae (to include: Education, General Research Interests, Publications, Computer Skills, Work Experience, Teaching Experience, Awards & Honors)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Official GRE Test Score
  • Official TOEFL Exam Scores (for international students whose native language is not English, IELTS scores accepted where TOEFL is not available)

Applications Accepted for These Semesters...

  • Fall Semester
  • Spring Semester
  • Summer Semester (graduate course offerings limited in summer)

Areas of Concentration 

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Water Resources


A Note from the Program

Thank you for your interest in the Ph.D. Degree via video streaming, Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Carolina. We are currently expanding the course offerings in Railway Engineering to meet the growing demands of the rail industry for workforce development. The APOGEE program is available only to applicants within the USA.

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