17
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of South Alabama / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Mobile, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Project or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
11
Accepted
7
Enrolled
44%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BS in engineering, minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time (4)
Part-time (0)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composite microstructure - property relationships, transport phenomena in porous media, hybrid micro-fiber/nano-particle composites, thermal dilution measurement of cardiac output
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall 3128
Mobile, AL  36688
United States
Contact Dr. David Nelson
Department Chair
Email: danelson@southalabama.edu
Phone: 251-460-6168
Fax: 251-460-6549