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Brigham Young University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Provo, UT

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Brigham Young University

Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
28
Accepted
22
Enrolled
58%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Winter deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate degree course work, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement of intent, resume
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate degree course work, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement of intent, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

131
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.76%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 1.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (90%)
Female (9%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 20
Male (42)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational and experimental fluid mechanics, dynamic and mechatronic systems and controls, product design and development, manufacturing systems and processes, materials and bio-mechanics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,792,492

Location & Contact

Address 435 CTB
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel Maynes
Chair
Email: maynes@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-2625
Fax: 801-422-0516

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