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Texas A&M University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

College Station, TX

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Overview

Texas A&M University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in College Station, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 98
Doctoral Degrees 48

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 General Test
Thesis (for MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,261
Applied
253
Accepted
114
Enrolled
20%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
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
Winter deadline November 1st November 1st No
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

454
Total Graduate Students
61%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.29%
Black or African American 1.76%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.32%
Unknown 0.66%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

62
Total faculty
Male (52)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Thermal/fluid sciences, materials/manufacturing and controls systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 400 Bizzell Street
College Station, TX  77843
United States
Contact Dr. Andreas A. Polycarpou
Department Head
Email: apolycarpou@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-845-5337

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