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University of Louisville

J. B. Speed School of Engineering

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / J. B. Speed School of Engineering is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Master of Science (MS)
(Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 107
Doctoral Degrees 11
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

334
Applied
155
Accepted
123
Enrolled
46%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, official transcripts, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, official transcripts, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

683
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.51%
Black or African American 4.25%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 3.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.93%
Unknown 0.15%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

125
Total faculty
Full-time - 111
Part-time - 14
Male (101)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Energy and sustainability; advanced manufacturing and logistics; engineering human health; materials science and engineering, including nanoscience, cyber-enabled discovery
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
18,348,616

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Gail W. Depuy
Interim Dean, J. B. Speed School of Engineering
Email: gail.depuy@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-0115