Ph.D. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

University of Miami

36 months
2170 USD/credit 26040 USD/year
2170 USD/credit 26040 USD/year
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The Mechanical Engineering program from University of Miami, leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering complies in full with the regulations of the Graduate School concerning admission, residence requirements, qualifying and final examinations and the dissertation.


The mission of the graduate program is to prepare students to become knowledgeable and skilled engineers and researchers with an understanding of the ethical and other professional aspects of mechanical engineering.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students on the Mechanical Engineering program from University of Miami, will demonstrate competence in the theoretical and practical knowledge of mechanical engineering.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively the scientific and technical research in writing and oral presentations.
  • Graduates will demonstrate the ability to conduct independent research and contribute to existing knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Analysis 
  • Mechanics of Solids 
  • Fluid Mechanics 
  • Heat Transfer 
  • Materials 
  • Control and dynamics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits

For students with a M.S. degree in Engineering:

  • Minimum 18 credits of course work + 12 credits of dissertation.
For students with only a B.S. degree in Engineering:
  • Minimum 36 credits of course work + 12 credits (or more) of dissertation.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official original diplomas and certificates in the original language
    • Official original transcripts in the original language (names of courses, grades, and hours of instruction) for every year of study.
    • Documents in a language other than English must be accompanied by professional, certified English translations. Translations supplement, but do not replace, the official documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    26040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2170 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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