PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 136 Civil and Environmental Engineering programs


Range of Rankings
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5-24

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 136 Civil and Environmental Engineering programs


Range of Rankings
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15-42

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Quantitative GRE
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765

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Out-of-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$34,944
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$189
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$2,073

In-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$34,944
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$189
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$1,092

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$60

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$8,924
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$2,090

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$8,924
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$2,090

Type of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Types

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
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15%
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
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25%
FELLOWSHIP
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19%
TRAINEESHIP
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1%

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
100%

Sources of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Federal Support

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
5%
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
0%
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (EXCEPT NIH)
0%
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
13%
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
0%
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
2%
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
1%
OTHER FEDERAL SOURCES
2%

Non-Federal Support

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
41%
FOREIGN SOURCES
0%
OTHER US SOURCES
2%
SELF SUPPORT
34%

Tuition Remission
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Tuition paid by 2000–2004 Environmental Engineering doctorate recipients from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor


Median tuition remission

17%

Amount of Tuition Remission Granted

NO TUITION REMISSION
48%
LESS THAN 1/3 OF TUITION
2%*
1/3 TO 2/3 OF TUITION
11%*
MORE THAN 2/3 OF TUITION
39%

Graduate School Debt
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Debt for 2000–2004 Environmental Engineering doctorate recipients from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor


Median graduate school debt
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$0

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

6.3

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 6 years

33%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
YES

Employment Stats at Graduation

Job / contract / definite commitment
57%
Negotiating with specific organizations
13%
Still seeking
30%
Other
0%

Type of Job

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Postdoc
42%
Educational institution (nonpostdoctoral position)
27%
Private sector
25%*
Government
6%*

Primary Job Responsibilities

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Research and development
50%
Teaching
17%*
Management or administration
0%
Professional services to individuals
33%*

Job Location

(For non-US citizens on temporary visas with a definite commitment at graduation)

In the United States
68%
Outside the United States
32%

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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18

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
YES

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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YES
PROPOSAL WRITING
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YES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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YES
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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YES
RESEARCH ETHICS
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YES

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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YES
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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YES
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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YES
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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YES
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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YES

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 136 Civil and Environmental Engineering programs


Range of Rankings
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5-33

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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1.9
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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2.5

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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88%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.6

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 136 Civil and Environmental Engineering programs


Range of Rankings
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3-9

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
46%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
10%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: GSS, 2007 and NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
69%
FEMALE
31%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
44%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
56%

Race / Ethnicity
AFRICAN AMERICAN
4%
NATIVE AMERICAN
0%
ASIAN
2%
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0%
WHITE
32%
HISPANIC
2%
UNKNOWN
4%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
95%
PART TIME
5%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
56%
FEMALE
44%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
72%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
28%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
5%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
0%
ASIAN
10%
WHITE
49%
HISPANIC / LATINO
3%
UNKNOWN
33%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
83%
PART TIME
17%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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30
Interdisciplinary faculty
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63%

Total Students
Source: GSS, 2007

Total
129
First year
28

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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0.7

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Environmental Engineering degrees from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor


Master's degrees/year

36.0

Doctoral degrees/year

7.8

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(734) 764-1817 ext. 1817


Location

Ann Arbor, MI 48109


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all Environmental Engineering degree recipients from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and may include graduates from more than one program.