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Ph.D. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

University of Arizona

24 months
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20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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About

The Mechanical Engineering program is offered by University of Arizona. Research in mechanical engineering includes the areas of fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, dynamic/computational mechanics, control systems and thermosciences.

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Overview

The Mechanical Engineering program is offered by University of Arizona .

The AME Doctoral programs require the completion of a minimum of 57-59 units of graduate credit, depending upon the student’s educational background (see below), plus 18 units of Dissertation:

  • Direct B.S. to Ph.D. track - Please note that admission to the Direct B.S. to Ph.D. track requires the demonstration of exceptionally good performance in academics and research by the applicant during the course of his/her undergraduate career.  This track requires 59 units of coursework. Students who are on the Direct B.S. to Ph.D. track must take the Qualifying Examination no later than their fifth semester in residence for the Ph.D. degree (first semester of their third year).
  • University of Arizona AME M.S. to Ph.D. - This track requires 57 units of coursework.  Students who completed the requirements for the M.S. degree with the University of Arizona AME Department must take the Qualifying Examination no later than their second semester in residence for the Ph.D. degree (second semester of their first year).  In addition, 24-30 units may be transferred from the UAAME M.S. degree program to the Ph.D. program.
  • Non-University of Arizona AME M.S. to Ph.D. - This track requires 57 units of coursework.  Students who completed the requirements for the M.S. degree at another institution must take the Qualifying Examination no later than their third semester in residence for the Ph.D. degree (first semester of their second year).  Up to 30 units may be transferred from an MS degree, subject to Graduate College rules for credit transfer, and if they are appropriate for inclusion in the student’s Ph.D. Plan of Study.

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering 

The Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering (AME) is excited that you have chosen to apply to our graduate program!Admission to the AME graduate programs is granted based on a holistic evaluation of applicants’ credentials, including undergraduate and/or graduate GPA, GRE scores, personal statement, research experience, and letters of recommendation. A Bachelor of Science degree from an aerospace, mechanical, or nuclear engineering curriculum of a recognized institution of higher education is required of all applicants to the graduate program, with a cumulative grade point average equivalent to 3.25/4.00 or better in previous university‑level academic coursework, particularly in advanced mathematics and engineering courses. 

Programme Structure

Tracks included:

  • Direct B.S. to Ph.D. track
  • The University of Arizona AME M.S. to Ph.D.
  • The Non-University of Arizona AME M.S. to Ph.D. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79

Credits

57 alternative credits

57-59

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.25
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum undergraduate or graduate GPA of 3.25
  • GRE General Exam scores: Applicants’ scores are expected to be in the top 25 percentile, particularly for the Quantitative portion.
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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