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Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 7%93%
    student ratio
  • 72
    total students
  • $9,200 | $22,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 48%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 16
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 82
    • Accepted 40
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 20
  • 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 (waived for ABET-accredited engineering degree), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (waived for ABET-accredited engineering degree), 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
    • In-state tuition *$9,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,950
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 30
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students72
    • Female Percentage7%
    • Male Percentage93%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students72
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian93%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage10%
    • Male Percentage90%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchThermal/fluids, robotics, numerical modeling, energy conservation, energy and combustion systems, internal combustion engines, manufacturing, vehicular systems, solid mechanics and materials
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,582,939

Location & Contact

Department of Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering
The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Robert Taylor

Head and Professor

Phone: 205-348-4078
Fax: 205-348-6419
Email: btaylor2@eng.ua.edu

Dr. Will Schreiber

Coordinator and Professor

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



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