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Villanova University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Villanova, PA

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Villanova University

Overview

Villanova University / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Villanova, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) Mechanical engineering
(Certificate) Thermofluid systems
(Certificate) Machinery dynamics
(Certificate) Nonlinear dynamics and control
(Certificate) Electro-mechanical systems

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for applicants with degrees from foreign universities)
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
30
Accepted
14
Enrolled
63%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for applicants with degrees from foreign universities)
Master's Degree Requirements BME, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.9%
Black or African American 1.45%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10.14%

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 15
Male (33)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composite materials, power plant systems, fluid mechanics, automated manufacturing, dynamic analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,566,946

Location & Contact

Address 800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA  19085-1699
United States
Contact Dr. C. Nataraj
Chairperson
Phone: 610-519-4980
Fax: 610-519-7312