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

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 18%82%
    student ratio
  • 261
    total students
  • $19,964 | $32,686
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 37%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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 64
    • Doctoral Degrees 14
    • 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

37% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 638
    • Accepted 237
    • Acceptance Rate 37
    • Enrolled 63
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$19,964
    • Out-of-state tuition *$32,686
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$740.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 Students261
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students261
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Full-time Percentage49%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty70
    • Full-time Percentage40%
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Female Percentage6%
    • Male Percentage94%

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$8,317,075

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. Minking Chyu

Chairman

Phone: 412-624-9784
Fax: 412-624-4846

Dr. Qing-Ming Wang

Graduate Coordinator

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



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