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The University of Iowa

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Iowa City, IA

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The University of Iowa

Overview

The University of Iowa / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Iowa City, IA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Wind energy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Energy systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials and manufacturing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wind energy
Master of Science (MS) Engineering design
Master of Science (MS) Energy systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fluid dynamics
Master of Science (MS) Materials and manufacturing
Master of Science (MS) Fluid dynamics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Engineering design

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum Verbal score of 153, Quantitative 151)
Oral exam or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum Verbal score of 153, Quantitative 151)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
25%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum Verbal score of 153, Quantitative 151)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum Verbal score of 153, Quantitative 151)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.27%

Gender

Male (95%)
Female (4%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computer simulation methodology, biomechanics, metal casting, dynamics, laser processing, system reliability, ship hydrodynamics, solid mechanics, fluid dynamics, energy, human modeling and nanotechnology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,338,700

Location & Contact

Address Iowa City, IA  52242-1316
United States
Contact Dr. Ching-Long Lin
Departmental Executive Officer
Email: ching-long-lin@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-5673
Fax: 319-335-5669

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