Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering The University of Tennessee

Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
14%
86%
student ratio
156
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
36%
acceptance rate
10 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Engineering Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [engineering science]
      Master of Science (MS) [engineering science]
    • Biomedical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Aerospace Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
      Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 40
    • Doctoral Degrees 25
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 293
    • Accepted 107
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 51
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline June 15th June 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (for MS students pursuing research thesis), minimum GPA of 2.7 (for U.S. degree holders), 3.0 (for international degree holders); 3 references; statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (for all PhD candidates), minimum GPA of 3.0 on previous graduate course work; 3 references; statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students156
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students156
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Full-time Percentage74%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty56
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage7%
    • Male Percentage93%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMicro/nano-scale science and engineering for bio-systems; biomedical sensing and imaging; musculoskeletal biomechanics; robotics and controls; heat transfer, combustion and emissions
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,900,000

Location & Contact

Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering

College of Engineering
The University of Tennessee

414 Dougherty Engineering Building 1512 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37923
United States

Dr. Matthew Mench

Head

Phone: 865-974-5115
Fax: 865-974-5274
Email: mmench@utk.edu

Dr. Gary Smith

Associate Head

Phone: 865-974-5271
Fax: 865-974-5274
Email: gvsmith@utk.edu


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