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Temple University

PhD in Engineering Program

Philadelphia, PA

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Temple University

Overview

Temple University / PhD in Engineering Program is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioengineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam, dissertation proposal and defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
7
Accepted
3
Enrolled
64%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; MS in engineering from ABET-accredited or equivalent institution (preferred); resume; goals statement; three letters of reference; official transcripts

International Students

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

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 Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.56%
Unknown 2.56%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

78
Total faculty
Full-time - 67
Part-time - 11
Male (64)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Advanced/computer-aided manufacturing and advanced materials processing; bioengineering; computer engineering; construction engineering and management; dynamics, controls, and systems; energy and environmental science; engineering physics and engineering mathematics; green engineering; signal processing and communication; transportation engineering; water resources, hydrology, and environmental engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122-6096
United States
Contact Dr. Saroj Biswas
Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Email: sbiswas@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-8403