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University of South Carolina

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Columbia, SC

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Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Columbia, SC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
18
Accepted
18
Enrolled
39%

Applying

40
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 May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 55%
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 (86%)
Female (13%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 3
Male (25)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Heat exchangers, computer vision measurements in solid mechanics and biomechanics, robot dynamics and control
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,222,061

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Abdel Moez Bayoumi
Phone: 803-777-7000