Why Study CEPM at the University of Texas?

The CEPM Program and the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CAEE)

CEPM has one of the strongest research and teaching programs in the nation. The renowned Construction Industry Institute (CII) provides numerous research opportunities for UT students. Other research sponsors include the Texas Department of Transportation, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the National Science Foundation.

An experienced, large body of faculty and lecturers contributes to CEPM having one of the nation's most comprehensive graduate curricula in construction. Consequently, the program has consistently been ranked in the nation's top five civil engineering programs.

The program’s highly diverse population, made up of both masters and Ph.D. students from all over the world, provides an excellent environment for professional learning, growing, and networking.

The University of Texas at Austin and the Cockrell School of Engineering

UT is one of the nation's best public universities, often referred to as a “Public Ivy.” The Cockrell School of Engineering also ranks as one of the top engineering schools in the country. UT provides limitless opportunities for CEPM students to study other related subjects such as business, management, and law.

The University of Texas incorporates the following into its trademark: "What Starts Here Changes the World." The research and teaching mission of the University leads to programs that have a practical impact.

Beyond Campus

Our Graduate Student Organization (GSO) is run by all of the students in the CEPM program. It organizes various social events all year round, such as a golf tournament, movie nights, BBQs, soccer, volleyball, and water volleyball. At the university level, there are over 1,100 student organizations where you can learn, share, and practice many sports and hobbies, from dancing to kayaking to biking and hiking.

Austin is one of the world's best cities, offering a vibrant culture with a host of cultural and outdoor activities. It is routinely rated among the most desirable cities to live in the United States. For fun, locals and visitors alike attend the South by Southwest and Austin City Limits festivals; swim at the natural, spring-fed Barton Springs Pool; and explore at the Harry Ransom Center, located on the university campus and home to a Gutenberg Bible and the world’s first photograph.

Students find themselves in the spirit of Texas at football and basketball games, where cries of “Texas! Fight!” echo. And, haven't you heard? "Everything is Bigger in Texas!" UT will treat you to a Texas-size welcome. Please visit the academics portion of our website to find more information about curriculum, admissions, degree requirements, and special programs.