Ph.D. On Campus

Aerospace Engineering

University of Oklahoma

36 months
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The degree of Philosophical Doctor (Ph.D.) in Aerospace Engineering at University of Oklahoma requires the completion of an original research dissertation in addition to coursework beyond the bachelor's/master's degree.


Our Ph.D. program in Aerospace Engineering from University of Oklahoma emphasizes an advanced study and research experience that is particularly suited to prepare students for research careers in industry or government and for positions in academia. 

Key Features 

  • To be eligible for the program, a student must have been admitted into the Ph.D. program. The student must then identify an appropriate research area and must be accepted as a Ph.D. student by a member of the AME graduate faculty. 
  • A general exam and a dissertation defense at the end of the research program assures that the student meets the high standards of this terminal degree.

Programme Structure

  • at least 24 hours of advanced engineering graduate courses at the 5000 level or higher as determined by the student's Doctoral Advisory Conference
  • at least 6 hours of graduate-level math-related and science course work*, of which 3 hours are to be in math-related course work.
  • a maximum of 9 credit hours of Special Projects, Guided Individual Studies, or other non-competitively graded courses including 6 credit hours of MS thesis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose
  • Résumé
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official GRE results

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Norman

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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