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Northwestern University PhD in Civil Engineering

7 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is General Civil Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Civil Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Northwestern University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major doctor’s degree program in civil eng, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Civil Eng from Northwestern Cost?

$56,567 Average Tuition and Fees

Northwestern Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at Northwestern was $6,649 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In StateOut of State

Does Northwestern Offer an Online PhD in Civil Eng?

Online degrees for the Northwestern civil eng doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Northwestern Online Learning page.

Northwestern Doctorate Student Diversity for Civil Eng

7 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
28.6% Women
There were 7 doctor’s degrees in civil eng awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 28.6% of the civil eng students who took home a doctor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is about the same as the countrywide number of 28.2%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those students who received a doctor’s degree at Northwestern in civil eng at 2019-2020, none were racial-ethnic minorities*.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American0
Hispanic or Latino0
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students4
Other Races/Ethnicities0

PhD in Civil Eng Focus Areas at Northwestern

Civil Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
General Civil Engineering7

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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