M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

University of Alaska Fairbanks

12 months
21222 USD/year
21222 USD/year
10620 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Mechanical Engineering students at University of Alaska Fairbanks gain firsthand experience with real world problems through the senior design project experience. 


A recent senior project involved designing a solar electric and hot water heating system for a new facility being constructed at Denali National Park. 

Key Features 

  • Our Mechanical Engineering department at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is noted for small class sizes, close contact between students and faculty, and a very high pass rate for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
  • There is ample opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to be involved with cutting edge research and engineering design through activities such as the Alaska Space Grant Program, the UAF Center for Nanosensor Technology, the UAF Automotive Research Center, and the UAF Energy Center.

Programme Structure

  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering also offers an integrated Mechanical Engineering B.S./M.S. degree program for qualified undergraduate students to complete B.S. and M.S. degrees in a shorter time than traditional B.S. plus M.S. degrees. 
  • The combined accelerated degree for Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students is designed for students to complete both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in five years.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online. Applications must be received before the published deadlines, along with a $75 nonrefundable application fee. Applications submitted after the published deadlines are only accepted upon a department's request and have a $100 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Review your department’s department-specific requirements and application deadlines.
  • Submit certified official university transcripts and English translations. 
  • Submit official GRE or GMAT test scores. Not all departments require GRE or GMAT scores if the student has earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  • Submit a resume/curriculum vitae.
  • Submit a statement of academic goals. 
  • Submit three letters of recommendation. 
  • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS test results.
  • Submit a copy of the passport identification page.
  • Complete UAF’s financial statement form and provide supporting documentation showing adequate funding to cover all expenses at UAF.1

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10611 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    21222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10611 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5310 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairbanks

1450 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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