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Florida Atlantic University

Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering

Boca Raton, FL

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Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering is located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 27
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
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
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

97
Applied
68
Accepted
35
Enrolled
70%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 10
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

110
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American 2.73%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 2
Male (26)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Marine materials and corrosion, ocean structures, marine vehicles, acoustics and vibrations, hydrodynamics, coastal engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Javad Hashemi
Chair
Email: jhashemi@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-3438

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