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University of Virginia

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Charlottesville, VA

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Overview

University of Virginia / Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is located in Charlottesville, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis (MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

241
Applied
97
Accepted
40
Enrolled
40%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st April 1st No
Winter deadline December 1st August 1st No
Spring deadline May 1st January 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 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 650
TOEFL IBT score: 90
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

Student Body

108
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.63%
Black or African American 2.78%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.93%
Unknown 0.93%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Solid mechanics, dynamical systems and control, thermofluids
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Charlottesville, VA  22903
United States
Contact Eric Loth
Chair
Email: mae-adm@virginia.edu
Phone: 434-924-7424
Fax: 434-982-2037