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Ph.D. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

The University of Arizona

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33600 USD/year
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Research in mechanical engineering includes the areas of fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, dynamic/computational mechanics, control systems and thermosciences. This Mechanical Engineering program is offered by University of Arizona.

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Overview

Key Features

The Mechanical Engineering program from University of Arizona 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Analysis
  • Fluid Mechanics 
  • Compressible Fluid Dynamics 
  • Numerical Methods in Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
  • Finite Element Methods 
  • Mechanics of Deformable Solids 
  • Composite Materials

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

57 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.25
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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