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Mechanical Engineering, M.Eng./M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Corvallis, OR, United States
The Mechanical Engineering profession at Oregon State University is dedicated to applying principles of physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics in the analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical components, devices, and systems.  

Overview

Oregon State University's Mechanical Engineering graduate program in ME is designed to educate leaders who will develop and improve systems for transforming energy, health, materials, and information to meet the needs of society. 

MEng, MS, and PhD Areas of Specialization:

  • Design – Designing products and systems associated with complex systems such as power plants, manufacturing machines, transport vehicles, robots, space stations, recycling, military hardware, prosthetic devices, and recreational equipment.
  • Materials – Fabricating and predicting the behavior of new materials, and controlling their structure and properties over length-scales spanning from meters down to the atomistic.
  • Mechanics – Devising new techniques for stress analysis and imaging, computational solid mechanics, composites modeling and manufacturing, and biomechanics.
  • Robotics and Control – Developing mechanisms that operate autonomously in unstructured environments and new approaches to path planning, multi-robot coordination,human-robot interaction, and manipulation. 
  • Thermal–Fluid Sciences – Developing advanced energy systems, high power thermal management, and microscale fluidicand heat transfer systems; and studying fluid flow and heat transfer including fundamentals of multiphase flows and low-speed aerodynamics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Design
  • Engineering Management 
  • Materials Mechanics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Robotics
  • Thermal Fluid Sciences

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A four-year baccalaureate degree
  • Academic Records/Transcripts 
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Reference
  • Resident Alien/Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)
  • Financial Documentation (INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    11760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5880 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5880 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    6408 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3204 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Corvallis

  • 1397 - 2490 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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