66
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in San Luis Obispo, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
35
Accepted
19
Enrolled
67%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.12%
Black or African American 1.52%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.06%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time (10)
Part-time (0)
Male (9)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mechatronics, robotics, thermosciences, mechanics and stress analysis, composite materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA  93407
United States
Contact Dr. Saeed Niku
Graduate Coordinator
Email: sniku@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805-756-1376