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Temple University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

Temple University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 General Test. Waivers are considered on a case by case basis for master's applicants.
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam, dissertation proposal and defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

68
Applied
31
Accepted
12
Enrolled
46%

Applying

60
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 March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test. Waivers are considered on a case by case basis for master's applicants.
Master's Degree Requirements Competitive applicants to the master's programs should have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 and GREs of at least the 50th percentile in each section. Applicants should also possess an undergraduate degree in engineering from an ABET accredited or equivalent institution. Also required: letters of rec, resume, personal statement.
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Competitive applicants to the PhD programs should have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 and GREs of at least the 50th percentile in each section. A master's degree in engineering is preferred, but not required. Also required: letters of rec, resume, personal statement.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
66%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.03%
Black or African American 3.03%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (90%)
Female (9%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 7
Male (26)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Acoustic metamaterials and intelligent sensors, Advanced materials for energy applications, Biofluidics and microfluidics, Biomechanics and medical devices, Crashworthiness of electric cars, Dynamic systems, robotics and controls, Nano synthesis and manufacturing, Renewable and alternative energies, Rehabilitation engineering, Smart materials and composites
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
912,216

Location & Contact

Address 1947 N 12 Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
United States
Contact Dr. Kurosh Darvish
Chair
Email: kurosh.darvish@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-4307
Fax: 215-204-6936

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