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University of Houston

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Houston, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

145
Applied
77
Accepted
27
Enrolled
53%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

108
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.78%
Black or African American 1.85%
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.93%
Unknown 0.93%

Gender

Male (86%)
Female (13%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 2
Male (23)
Female (1)

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. David Zimmerman
Interim Chairperson
Email: dzimmerman@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-4520
Fax: 713-743-4503