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University of Utah

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 62
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

415
Applied
113
Accepted
69
Enrolled
27%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
30
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

237
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.11%
Black or African American 0.84%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.38%
Unknown 2.11%

Gender

Male (88%)
Female (11%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 10
Male (38)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Design, ergonomics, manufacturing and systems; robotics, controls and mechatronics; solid mechanics; thermal fluids and energy systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,816,957

Location & Contact

Address 1495 East 100 South
1550 MEK
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Bruce Gale
Chair
Email: bruce.gale@utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-5944
Fax: 801-585-9826

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