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Texas Tech University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Lubbock, TX

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Overview

Texas Tech University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Lubbock, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 (Verbal and Quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (Verbal and Quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

173
Applied
25
Accepted
13
Enrolled
14%

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 June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (Verbal and Quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (Verbal and Quantitative)

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 April 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

117
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.98%
Black or African American 0.85%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.85%
Unknown 0.85%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 1
Male (36)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical engineering, bioengineering, nano- and bio-materials, nonlinear dynamics and controls, turbulence and wind energy, microfluidics, engineering in medicine, advanced propulsion and combustion, advanced computational solids and fluid dynamics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,380,212

Location & Contact

Address MS 41021
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States
Contact Dr. Michelle Pantoya
Department Chair/Professor
Email: michelle.pantoya@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-3733
Fax: 806-742-3540