Birmingham, AL
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
6%
94%
student ratio
31
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
65%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

65% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 43
    • Accepted 28
    • Acceptance Rate 65
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st August 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum 50th percentile ranking on Quantitative and Verbal sections), minimum GPA of 3.0 overall or over last 60 semester hours of earned credit
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Female Percentage6%
    • Male Percentage94%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian26%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student68%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComputational 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

Program in Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294
United States

Dr. David Littlefield

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 205-934-8460
Email: littlefield@uab.edu

Ms. Holly Hebard

Director of Graduate School Operations

Phone: 205-934-8227
Fax: 205-934-8413
Email: gradschool@uab.edu


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