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Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Individuals interested in completing an MS degree in mechanical engineering or taking courses for professional development. Individuals must have a BS degree in mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited institution. Both thesis and non-thesis options are available.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA: 3.25/4.0 scale.

  • TOEFL scores for international applicants.

  • Complete Graduate College application with $70 fee for domestic applicants and $90 for international applicants.

Transfer Policy

Individuals may transfer, with approval from the graduate advisor, eight hours of credit from another institution. Up to 12 hours of UIUC credit taken prior to admission may be applied to a degree.

Special Characteristics

Students may enroll as non-degree students on a credit or non-credit basis without having to be admitted into the Graduate College.