Prospective students must have a BS degree (or a recognized equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or any one of the following related fields: Any Engineering Major, Chemistry, Computer Science, Material Science, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics or Physics/Applied Physics. Non-majors, students without a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, may be required to take up to twelve credit hours of remedial coursework in Mechanical Engineering as a condition of admission.
Applicants must have at least a 3.0 upper-division GPA, a GRE Verbal score of at least 150, and a GRE Quantitative score of at least 155 (or a minimum combined GRE General Test score of 1150). International students must take the TOEFL exam and score at least 550 on the paper-based exam, 213 on the computer-based exam, or 80 on the Internet-based exam. Applicants must also submit a personal statement, resume, and three letters of recommendation. Please visit the department Web site for additional details.
Note: Effective August 2011, the GRE Revised General Test replaced the GRE General Test. To learn more about this test, go to http://www.ets.org/gre.