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University of Memphis

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Science (MS) Power systems

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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, MAT, GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
11
Accepted
7
Enrolled
65%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT, GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements BS in mechanical engineering, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS in mechanical engineering, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Letter of intent, two letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.14%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (92%)
Female (7%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational fluid dynamics, computational mechanics, integrated design, nondestructive testing, operations research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Sumanta Acharya
Chair
Phone: 901-678-2173
Fax: 901-678-5459