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Department of Mechanical Engineering Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Columbia University

  • New York, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 17%83%
    student ratio
  • 184
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 37%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Engineer (Engr)
      Doctor of Engineering Science (Eng Sc D)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 56
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

37% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 541
    • Accepted 201
    • Acceptance Rate 37
    • Enrolled 72
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.3
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE General Test
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students184
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students184
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Full-time Percentage70%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian43%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian23%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty24
    • Full-time Percentage54%
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Female Percentage8%
    • Male Percentage92%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMusculoskeletal biomechanics; nanomechanics, nanomaterials and nanofabrication; manufacturing; optical nanostructure; biofluidic micro systems
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Columbia University

116th Street and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
United States

Dr. Gerard Ateshian

Professor and Department Chair

Phone: 212-854-8602
Fax: 212-854-3304
Email: ateshian@columbia.edu

Sandra Morris

Administrator

Phone: 212-854-6269
Fax: 212-854-3304
Email: swm16@columbia.edu



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