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San Diego State University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

San Diego, CA

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Overview

San Diego State University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in San Diego, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Engineering sciences and applied mechanics
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Manufacture and design

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

66
Applied
52
Accepted
25
Enrolled
79%

Applying

55
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 November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.82%
Black or African American 4.23%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11.27%

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Energy analysis and diagnosis, seawater pump design, space-related research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,054,116

Location & Contact

Address 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA  92182
United States
Contact Morteza Mehrabadi
Phone: 619-594-5200

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