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New York University

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

New York, NY

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Overview

New York University / Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is located in New York, NY.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 44
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

523
Applied
210
Accepted
53
Enrolled
40%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

136
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.74%
Black or African American 0.74%
White or Caucasian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.47%
Unknown 1.47%

Gender

Male (86%)
Female (13%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 14
Male (28)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Underwater applications of dynamical systems, systems science approaches to understanding variation in state traffic and alcohol policies, development of ankle instability rehabilitation robot, synthetic osteochondral grafts for knee osteoarthritis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,200,534

Location & Contact

Address 70 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012-1019
United States
Contact Dr. Richard S. Thorsen
Department Chair
Email: rthorsen@nyu.edu
Phone: 646-997-3090