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Colorado State University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Fort Collins, CO

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Overview

Colorado State University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Fort Collins, CO, 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 26
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum scores of 150 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, 3.5 Analytical)
Thesis Required for some
Publication, seminar
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum scores of 150 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, 3.5 Analytical)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Publication, seminar

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

128
Applied
39
Accepted
22
Enrolled
30%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum scores of 150 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, 3.5 Analytical)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in engineering-related field; minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum scores of 150 Verbal, 155 Quantitative, 3.5 Analytical)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in engineering-related field; minimum GPA of 3.25

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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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

120
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.17%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.67%
Unknown 5%

Gender

Male (86%)
Female (13%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 5
Male (31)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health, energy, materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,697,393

Location & Contact

Address 1374 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1374
United States
Contact Dr. Susan James
Professor and Department Head
Email: susan.james@engr.colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-0924
Fax: 970-491-3827

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