42
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Mayagüez, PR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (ME) Mechanical engineering Fluid mechanics
Master of Engineering (ME) Mechanical engineering Mechanics of materials
Master of Engineering (ME) Mechanical engineering Aerospace and unmanned vehicles
Master of Engineering (ME) Mechanical engineering Automation/mechatronics
Master of Engineering (ME) Mechanical engineering Bioengineering
Master of Engineering (ME) Mechanical engineering Manufacturing
Master of Engineering (ME) Mechanical engineering Heat transfer/energy systems
Master of Engineering (ME) Mechanical engineering Micro and nano engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering Fluid mechanics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering Mechanics of materials
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering Automation/mechatronics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering Bioengineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering Manufacturing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering Heat transfer/energy systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering Micro and nano engineering
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering Fluid mechanics
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering Mechanics of materials
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering Automation/mechatronics
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering Bioengineering
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering Manufacturing
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering Heat transfer/energy systems
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering Micro and nano engineering

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 17

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

Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
22
Accepted
7
Enrolled
100%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements BS in mechanical engineering or its equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS or MS in mechanical engineering or its equivalent; minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 90.48%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 2%
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 (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time (22)
Part-time (1)
Male (19)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational fluid dynamics, thermal sciences, mechanical design, material health, microfluidics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9000
Mayagüez, PR  00681-9000
United States
Contact Mr. Paul Sundaram PhD
Chairperson
Email: paul.sundaram@upr.edu
Phone: 787-832-4040 ext. 3659
Fax: 787-265-3817