Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
16%
84%
student ratio
284
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
36%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
      Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (MSNE)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 72
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • 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

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 639
    • Accepted 231
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 71
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students284
    • Female Percentage16%
    • Male Percentage84%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students284
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Full-time Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian85%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty61
    • Full-time Percentage46%
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Female Percentage3%
    • Male Percentage97%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSmart materials and structure solid mechanics, computational fluid dynamics, multiphase bio-fluid dynamics, mechanical vibration analysis
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$7,457,311

Location & Contact

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Swanson School of Engineering
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. Brian Gleeson

Chairman

Phone: 412-624-1185
Fax: 412-624-4846
Email: bgleeson@pitt.edu

Dr. Qing-Ming Wang

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 412-624-4885
Fax: 412-624-4846
Email: qiw4@pitt.edu


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