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Baylor University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Waco, TX

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Baylor University

Overview

Baylor University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Waco, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering
Master of Engineering (ME) Engineering
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (MSBME) Biomedical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
30 credits including 24 coursework and 6 research (for MS); 33 coursework credits or 6 project credits and 27 coursework credits (for ME)
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required for some
48 semester hours of approved course work and research hours beyond the masterÔÇÖs degree
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
19
Accepted
11
Enrolled
40%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$54,720
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.06%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 30.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.06%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bone biomechanics, control strategies for multi-segmented motion, orthopedics and rehabilitation, film cooling for gas turbines, airfoils and combustor liners, convective heat transfer from realistic ice accretion roughness, fiber orientation prediction models for fiber-filled thermoplastic composites, modeling and simulation, the electrical and thermal behavior of carbon nanotube networks
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Waco, TX  76798
United States
Contact Dr. Dennis L. O'Neal
Dean
Email: dennis_oneal@baylor.edu
Phone: 254-710-3871
Fax: 254-710-3839