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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Fairbanks, AK

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Oral defense of project or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
55%

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 March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0

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 July 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11.11%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cold regions engineering, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, energy systems, indoor air quality
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 755905
Fairbanks, AK  99775-5905
United States
Contact Dr. Rorik Peterson
Department Chair
Email: fymech@uaf.edu
Phone: 907-474-7136
Fax: 907-474-6141