Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
10%
90%
student ratio
248
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
19%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Polymers Master of Engineering (ME)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 67
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 615
    • Accepted 119
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 49
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $56
    • Application Fee - International $56
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st June 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline January 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, BS in mechanical engineering or related field, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, BS in mechanical engineering or related field, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students248
    • Female Percentage10%
    • Male Percentage90%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students248
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian36%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown57%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty31
    • Full-time Percentage97%
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Female Percentage10%
    • Male Percentage90%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDesign and manufacturing, materials processing, combustion, energy systems nanotechnology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$16,000,000

Location & Contact

Department of Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1380
United States

Jaal Ghandhi

Chair

Phone: 608-263-1684
Email: ghandhi@engr.wisc.edu

Theresa Pillar-Groesbeck

Advisor to Graduate Students

Phone: 608-263-3955
Fax: 608-890-2204
Email: pillar@wisc.edu


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