168
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 43
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis or comprehensive exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

215
Applied
168
Accepted
50
Enrolled
78%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
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
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from accredited institution in some area of engineering, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in engineering or a closely-allied field; minimum GPA of 3.5; letters of reference

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

168
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.19%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.19%

Gender

Male (91%)
Female (8%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time (32)
Part-time (0)
Male (30)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,929,057

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Smith
Department Chair
Email: kssmith@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-8350