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University of Utah

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 40
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

334
Applied
194
Accepted
70
Enrolled
58%

Applying

10
Application Fee - Domestic
25
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts

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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

242
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.07%
Black or African American 0.83%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.48%
Unknown 2.48%

Gender

Male (89%)
Female (10%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 13
Male (35)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Design, ergonomics, manufacturing and systems; robotics, controls and mechatronics; solid mechanics; thermal fluids and energy systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,819,365

Location & Contact

Address 1495 East 100 South
1550 MEK
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Timothy Ameel
Chair
Email: ameel@mech.utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-9730
Fax: 801-585-9826