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The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Huntsville , AL

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Overview

The University of Alabama in Huntsville / Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is located in Huntsville, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Aerospace systems engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Aerospace systems engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 33
Doctoral Degrees 7

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 Alternate accepted
Oral and written exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

167
Applied
95
Accepted
40
Enrolled
57%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 30th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BSE, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$11,214
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

162
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.62%
Black or African American 3.7%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.47%
Asian 4.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.62%
Unknown 4.94%

Gender

Male (88%)
Female (11%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 1
Male (18)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rocket propulsion and plasma engineering, materials engineering and solid mechanics, energy conversion, transport, and storage
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL  35899
United States
Contact Dr. Keith Hollingsworth
Chair
Email: keith.hollingsworth@uah.edu
Phone: 256-824-5421
Fax: 256-824-6758

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