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University of Washington

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Engineering (MSE)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 81
Doctoral Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical Writing)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying, general, and final exams

Admissions

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Winter deadline November 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical Writing)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (overall undergraduate GPA of 3.3 preferred); letters of recommendation; statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical Writing)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (overall undergraduate GPA of 3.3, graduate 3.5 preferred); letters of recommendation; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

311
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.29%
Black or African American 0.32%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.96%
Asian 7.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0.64%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 0
Male (26)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmentally-friendly energy conversion, mechanics and advanced material systems, system and dynamics, bio-health systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
15,566,000

Location & Contact

Address Box 352600
Seattle, WA  98195-2600
United States
Contact Dr. Per Reinhall
Professor/Chair
Email: reinhall@uw.edu
Phone: 206-543-5090
Fax: 206-685-8047

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