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Boston University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Boston, MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Boston, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 66
Doctoral Degrees 15

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
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

576
Applied
300
Accepted
93
Enrolled
52%

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Student Body

225
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.78%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.11%
Unknown 4.89%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Acoustics, ultrasound, and vibrations; biomechanics; dynamics, control, and robotics; energy and thermofluid sciences; MEMS and nanotechnology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 110 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Alice White
Chairperson
Email: aew1@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-2814
Fax: 617-353-5866