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Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D.

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Graduates are typically employed in research environments in government laboratories and industries, and as university faculty. 

The Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is highly individualistic in nature, and the student is expected to make a significant contribution to the reservoir of human knowledge by investigating a significant topic within the domain of mechanical engineering. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    62 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Program Outcomes 

  • Graduates of the Ph.D. program will apply their critical thinking skills to invent, analyze, and model complex engineering systems and make novel contributions to the discipline.  
  • Graduates of the Ph.D. program will demonstrate effective communication skills through project and dissertation work and conference presentations. 
  • Graduates of the Ph.D. program will perform research or undertake advanced projects in an area of mechanical engineering such as mechanical systems and materials, energy and thermal-fluid sciences, and aerospace and make novel contributions in their respective areas of research. 
  • Graduates of the Ph.D. program will be active and effective leaders in their professional societies. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline with a minimum GPA of 3.3; GRE score.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2193 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2193 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    593 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 593 USD per credit and a duration of .
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per 1-2 credit Hours

Living costs for Greensboro

  • 1001 - 1540 USD/month
    Living Costs

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