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Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering University of Washington

  • Seattle, WA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 16%84%
    student ratio
  • 252
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 38%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Master of Science in Engineering (MSE)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 50
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and qualifying, general, and final exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 518
    • Accepted 201
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 71
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline November 1st September 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum scores: 450 Verbal, 650 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical Writing), minimum GPA of 3.0 (overall undergraduate GPA of 3.2 preferred); letters of recommendation; statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum scores: 450 Verbal, 650 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical Writing), minimum GPA of 3.0 (overall undergraduate GPA of 3.2, graduate 3.5 preferred); letters of recommendation; statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$390.00
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students252
    • Female Percentage16%
    • Male Percentage84%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students252
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian16%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty51
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnvironmentally-friendly energy conversion, mechanics and advanced material systems, system and dynamics, bio-health systems
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$9,069,000

Location & Contact

Department of Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering
University of Washington

Box 352600
Seattle, WA 98195-2600
United States

Dr. Per Reinhall

Professor/Chair

Phone: 206-543-5090
Fax: 206-685-8047
Email: reinhall@u.washington.edu

Ms. Maria Hopper

Graduate Academic Adviser

Phone: 206-543-7963
Fax: 206-685-8047
Email: mariah3@u.washington.edu



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