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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Program in Mechanical Engineering

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Program in Mechanical Engineering is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral 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 (strongly recommended for applicants from ABET-accredited schools in U.S.)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (strongly recommended for applicants from ABET-accredited schools in U.S.)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
41
Accepted
8
Enrolled
59%

Applying

70
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 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (strongly recommended for applicants from ABET-accredited schools in U.S.)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; undergraduate degree in mechanical, aerospace, environmental, or chemical engineering (strongly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (strongly recommended for applicants from ABET-accredited schools in U.S.)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 3.3; bachelor's degree in mechanical, aerospace, civil, industrial, or chemical engineering

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

64
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.69%
Black or African American 7.81%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 12
Male (25)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Solid mechanics and materials sciences, thermal/fluids sciences, design-manufacturing and systems, bio-mechanical engineering, engineering education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle, E 210
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Charles Eggleton
Professor and Chair
Email: eggleton@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-3334
Fax: 410-455-1052