Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering The University of Alabama

Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
10%
90%
student ratio
68
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
63%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

63% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 77
    • Accepted 49
    • Acceptance Rate 63
    • Enrolled 22
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st June 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test , minimum GPA of 3.0 with MS, 3.3 without MS
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 30
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage10%
    • Male Percentage90%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage9%
    • Male Percentage91%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchThermal/fluids, robotics, numerical modeling, energy conservation, energy and combustion systems, internal combustion engines, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, medical devices, manufacturing, vehicular systems, controls, acoustics solid mechanics and materials
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,702,920

Location & Contact

Department of Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering
The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Kenneth Midkiff

Professor and Interim Head

Phone: 205-348-1645
Fax: 205-348-6419
Email: cmidkiff@eng.ua.edu

Dr. Steve Shepard

Graduate Program Coordinator and Professor

Phone: 205-348-1650
Fax: 205-348-6419
Email: sshepard@eng.ua.edu


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