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
18%
82%
student ratio
261
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
37%
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 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
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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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