Back to Results
University of Rochester

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Rochester, NY

Interested?

Interested in Department of Mechanical Engineering? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Contact School
University of Rochester

Overview

University of Rochester / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

137
Applied
52
Accepted
19
Enrolled
38%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal statement, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Fluid and solid mechanics, biomechanics, fusion/plasma, materials science, precision machining and optics manufacturing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,199,902

Location & Contact

Address 235 Hopeman Building, PO Box 270132
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact John C. Lambropoulos
Chair
Email: john.lambropoulos@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-4071