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University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioengineering
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 9

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
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

327
Applied
36
Accepted
19
Enrolled
11%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.72%
Black or African American 1.39%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.39%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.78%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 7
Male (26)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Micro/nanoscale technology; bioengineering and systems biology; computational science and engineering; dynamics systems, controls and robotics; thermofluid sciences; solid mechanics, materials, and structures
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,600,746

Location & Contact

Address Engineering II, Room 2355
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-5070
United States
Contact Dr. Francesco Bullo
Chair
Email: bullo@engineering.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-8080
Fax: 805-893-8651

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