Program in Mechanical Engineering School of Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Program in Mechanical Engineering School of Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
15%
85%
student ratio
103
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
44%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Engineering (D Eng)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 14
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 235
    • Accepted 105
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 43
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 15th August 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students103
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students103
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Full-time Percentage86%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty61
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage16%
    • Male Percentage84%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdvanced nuclear materials; aerodynamics; design; dynamics and vibrations, fission systems and radiation transport; fluid mechanics (computational, theoretical, and experimental); heat transfer and energy conversion; manufacturing, medical imaging and health physics; multiscale/computational modeling; nanostructured materials and properties; nuclear physics/nuclear reactor; propulsion
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,851,310

Location & Contact

Program in Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180-3590
United States

Dr. Theo Borca-Tasciuc

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 518-276-2627
Email: borcat@rpi.edu

Office of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 518-276-6216
Email: gradadmissions@rpi.edu


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