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Northern Illinois University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

De Kalb, IL

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Overview

Northern Illinois University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in De Kalb, IL, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 43

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

88
Applied
45
Accepted
10
Enrolled
51%

Applying

40
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 May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.35%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Robotics, nonlinear dynamic systems, piezo mechanics, quartz resonators, sheet metal forming
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1425 Lincoln Hwy
De Kalb, IL  60115-2854
United States
Contact Dr. Tariq Shamim
Chair
Email: sciammarella@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-9970
Fax: 815-753-0416

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