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Illinois Institute of Technology

Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Illinois Institute of Technology / Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Manufacturing engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science and engineering
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Materials science and engineering
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Mechanical and aerospace engineering
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Manufacturing engineering
Master of Science (MS) Materials science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical and aerospace engineering Environment
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical and aerospace engineering Energy
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical and aerospace engineering Economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical and aerospace engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 74
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,562
Applied
482
Accepted
76
Enrolled
31%

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 May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

214
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.93%
Black or African American 0.93%
White or Caucasian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.94%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 10
Male (34)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Fluid dynamics, metallurgical and materials engineering, solids and structures, computational mechanics, computer added design and manufacturing, thermal sciences, dynamic analysis and control of complex systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 10 West 32nd Street
Engineering 1 Building, Suite 243
Chicago, IL  60616
United States
Contact Dr. Keith Bowman
Chair of the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering/Professor of Materials Engineering
Email: keith.bowman@iit.edu
Phone: 312-567-3175
Fax: 312-567-7230