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Idaho State University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Pocatello, ID


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Idaho State University


Idaho State University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Pocatello, ID, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Measurement and control engineering
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 1

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
2 semesters of seminar; thesis or project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Graduate seminar, 32 credits dissertation research
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis/oral defense or 3 credit special project and oral exam


Acceptance Rate



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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper-division undergraduate courses

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 1.25%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%


Male (83%)
Female (16%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (1)


Focus of faculty research: Modeling and identification of biomedical systems, intelligent systems and adaptive control, active flow control of turbo machinery, validation of advanced computational codes for thermal fluid interactions, development of methodologies for the assessment of passive safety system performance in advanced reactors, alternative energy research (wind, solar, hydrogen)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 921 South 8th Avenue, Unit 8060
Pocatello, ID  83209-8060
United States
Contact Dr. George Imel
Phone: 208-282-3732
Fax: 208-282-4538