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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Mechanical Engineering

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in College Park, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Manufacturing and design
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanics and materials
Master of Science (MS) Mechanics and materials
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Thermal and fluid sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electronic packaging and reliability
Master of Science (MS) Electronic packaging and reliability
Master of Science (MS) Manufacturing and design
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Reliability engineering
Master of Science (MS) Thermal and fluid sciences
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Reliability engineering
Master of Science (MS) Reliability engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 52
Doctoral Degrees 45

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

513
Applied
93
Accepted
69
Enrolled
18%

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 May 15th February 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

298
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.7%
Black or African American 3.02%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 7.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.01%
Unknown 2.68%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

120
Total faculty
Full-time - 97
Part-time - 23
Male (111)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Injection molding, electronic packaging, fluid mechanics, product engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
13,591,452

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Bala Balachandran
Chair
Email: balab@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-4747