38
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

University of Maine / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Orono, ME, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Professional Science Master's (PSM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
30
Accepted
15
Enrolled
86%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st January 31st No
Spring deadline July 31st July 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 2.63%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.89%

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (3)
Male (19)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical engineering; design engineering; engineering mechanics and materials; renewable energy and thermal science; robotics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
277,074

Location & Contact

Address Orono, ME  04469
United States
Contact Dr. Senthil Vel
Chair
Email: senthil.vel@maine.edu
Phone: 207-581-2777
Fax: 207-581-2379