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Wayne State University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 145
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (if BS is not from ABET-accredited university)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

628
Applied
262
Accepted
64
Enrolled
42%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (if BS is not from ABET-accredited university)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or very similar field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate or undergraduate upper-division GPA of 3.5, undergraduate major or substantial specialized work in proposed doctoral field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 5.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

293
Total Graduate Students
78%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.02%
Black or African American 1.02%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0.68%

Gender

Male (90%)
Female (9%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Manufacturing processes; composite material behavior; combustion; acoustics and noise control; vibrations; laser diagnostics; biomechanics; mechanical systems control
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,077,000

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Nabil Chalhoub
Chairman/Professor
Email: ab9714@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-3753

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