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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Indianapolis, IN

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Overview

Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Indianapolis, IN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering
Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) Engineering
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) Mechanical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 44

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

164
Applied
118
Accepted
67
Enrolled
72%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three recommendation letters, statement of purpose/intent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three recommendation letters, statement of purpose/intent, curriculum vitae
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three recommendation letters, statement of purpose/intent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$14,000
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

183
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.64%
Black or African American 1.64%
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.55%
Unknown 0.55%

Gender

Male (90%)
Female (9%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 13
Male (28)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational fluid dynamics and finite element methods; heat transfer; composites and materials; biomechanics; and mechatronics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,445,540

Location & Contact

Address 723 West Michigan Street, SL 260
Indianapolis, IN  46202
United States
Contact Dr. Jie Chen
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Email: jchen3@iupui.edu
Phone: 317-274-9720