40
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

56
Applied
35
Accepted
13
Enrolled
63%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
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 September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 2.5%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (0)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composite, solid, fluid, thermal, and smart materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,824,371

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Yanyao Jiang
Graduate Program Director
Email: yjiang@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-4510