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Kansas State University

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Manhattan, KS

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Overview

Kansas State University / Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

106
Applied
26
Accepted
21
Enrolled
25%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in mechanical engineering; minimum GPA of 3.0 overall or last 60 hours in calculus-based engineering or related program

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.23%
Black or African American 1.41%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.63%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Radiation detection and protection, heat and mass transfer, machine design, control systems, nuclear reactor physics and engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,494,329

Location & Contact

Address 3002 Rathbone
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Dr. William Dunn
Head
Email: dunn@k-state.edu
Phone: 785-532-5610
Fax: 785-532-7057