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Florida International University

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Miami, FL

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Florida International University

Overview

Florida International University / Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Materials science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science and engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (depending on program)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 1150, verbal 450, quantitative 650)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

98
Applied
44
Accepted
13
Enrolled
45%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (depending on program)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in upper-level course work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 1150, verbal 450, quantitative 650)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework with BS, 3.3 with MS; 3 letters of recommendation; letter of intent

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.56%
Black or African American 7.02%
White or Caucasian 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.51%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 6
Male (23)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mechanics and materials, fluid/thermal/energy, design and manufacturing, materials science engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 10555 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. ARVIND AGARWAL
Chair
Email: Arvind.Agarwal@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-1701
Fax: 305-348-1932

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