Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering Boston University

Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
17%
83%
student ratio
151
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
33%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
    • Manufacturing Engineering Master of Science (MS)
    • Mechanical Engineering With Engineering Practice Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 44
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 502
    • Accepted 169
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 73
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students151
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students151
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty39
    • Full-time Percentage97%
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Female Percentage13%
    • Male Percentage87%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAcoustics, ultrasound, and vibrations; biomechanics; dynamics, control, and robotics; energy and thermofluid sciences; MEMS and nanotechnology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$11,019,491

Location & Contact

Department of Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering
Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

Dr. Alice White

Chairperson

Phone: 617-353-2814
Fax: 617-353-5866
Email: aew1@bu.edu

Dr. Solomon Eisenberg

Sr. Associate Dean of Academic Programs

Phone: 617-353-9760
Fax: 617-353-0259
Email: enggrad@bu.edu


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