103
Students
Small town
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Setting
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Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Thesis Optional
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, preliminary exam, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

77
Applied
55
Accepted
27
Enrolled
71%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.91%
Black or African American 2.91%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.94%
Unknown 3.88%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (3)
Male (20)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Fatigue and fracture, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, manufacturing systems, materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
134,430,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box ME
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Pedro Mago
Professor/Head
Email: mago@me.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-6602
Fax: 662-325-7223