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Overview

Michigan Technological University / Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics is located in Houghton, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Engineering mechanics
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering
(Graduate Certificate) Hybrid electric drive vehicle engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 149
Doctoral Degrees 14
Other Advanced Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (Michigan Tech and online students exempt)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (Michigan Tech and online students exempt)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,286
Applied
416
Accepted
141
Enrolled
32%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (Michigan Tech and online students exempt)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (Michigan Tech and online students exempt)
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS (preferred), statement of purpose, official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose, official transcripts, BS in engineering

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mobility and autonomy, complex systems and controls, multi-scale materials and mechanics, thermo-fluids and energy conversion, human-centered engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,070,527

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931
United States
Contact Dr. William W. Predebon
Chair
Email: wwpredeb@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2551
Fax: 906-487-2822