31
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Mechanical Engineering is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum 50th percentile ranking on Quantitative and Verbal sections)
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
28
Accepted
8
Enrolled
65%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st August 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum 50th percentile ranking on Quantitative and Verbal sections)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 overall or over last 60 semester hours of earned credit
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (93%)
Female (6%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time (4)
Part-time (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational mechanics, manufacturing and robotics, vehicle dynamics and drive train engineering, power generation and renewable energy, medical device engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,714,947

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. David Littlefield
Graduate Program Director
Email: littlefield@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-8460