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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Buffalo, NY

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (ME)
Master of Science (MS) Aerospace engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Aerospace engineering
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 67
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Project or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,216
Applied
172
Accepted
55
Enrolled
14%

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 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

240
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.42%
Black or African American 1.67%
White or Caucasian 22%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 8
Male (37)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Fluid and thermal sciences; computational and applied mechanics; materials; bioengineering; design and manufacturing; dynamics, control and mechatronics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,806,000

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Kemper Lewis
Chair
Email: kelewis@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2682
Fax: 716-645-2883