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Johns Hopkins University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

Johns Hopkins University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Baltimore, MD, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

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
Oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

471
Applied
114
Accepted
38
Enrolled
24%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

139
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.88%
Black or African American 0.72%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.72%
Unknown 0.72%

Gender

Male (86%)
Female (13%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 9
Male (36)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mechanical engineering in biology and medicine; energy and the environment; fluid mechanics and heat transfer; mechanics and materials; micro/nanoscale science and technology; systems, controls, and modeling; robotics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
16,567,553

Location & Contact

Address 3400 North Charles Street, Latrobe 223
Baltimore, MD  21218-2681
United States
Contact Dr. Louis Whitcomb
Chair
Email: llw@jhu.edu
Phone: 410-516-6451
Fax: 410-516-7254