12 months
1995 USD/credit 65835 USD/year
1995 USD/credit 65835 USD/year
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George Washington University's Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program boasts areas of excellence in nanotechnology, biomimetics, biomedical engineering, and energy, in addition to its strengths in the discipline’s traditional fields.


Key facts

The department offers Ph.D. and M.S. degrees, as well as two professional degrees. Graduate students can pursue the following focus areas: aerospace engineering; design of mechanical engineering systems; fluid mechanics, thermal sciences and energy; industrial engineering (under the M.S. only); robotics, mechatronics, and controls; solid mechanics and materials science; and structures and dynamics.

Master’s degree students learn excellent skills at the cutting edge of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and benefit from George Washington University's breadth of research in the discipline. Students may choose a thesis or non-thesis option for the master's degree. Details are available at Master of Science degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Analytical Methods in Engineering 
  • Numerical Solution Techniques in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Theory of Elasticity 
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Space Flight
  • Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations required
  • Prior academic records:Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be uploaded to your online application. 
  • Statement of purpose: In an essay of 250 to 500 words
  • Additional requirements: M.S.: Familiarity with computers and a bachelor's degree with a grade point averages of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in the last 60 hours of coursework.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    65835 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1995 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    65835 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1995 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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