12 months
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
870 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
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The Mechanical Engineering program of University of Michigan - Dearborn is the oldest graduate program of the university. The program combines engineering practice with analysis. 

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Approximately two thirds of the requirements of the Mechanical Engineering program of University of Michigan - Dearborn  are in the broad area of mechanical engineering, where a student can freely select among courses in such areas as mechanical and thermal/fluid sciences, materials, manufacturing, automotive technology, instrumentation, and controls.

 The remainder of the courses are spread over mathematics, cognates, and distribution requirements. A thesis option is also available.

Program Goals 

  • To provide students with a strong background in principles of mechanical engineering and a thorough knowledge of the latest technologies in the field which extends beyond the undergraduate experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use the latest technologies in the mechanical engineering field.
  • Students will be able to formulate, analyze, and solve advanced mechanical engineering problems.
  • Students will be able to apply the latest scientific and technological advancements, advanced techniques, and modern engineering tools in their professional endeavors.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Advanced Engineering Analysis
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Structural Dynamics 
  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • Advanced Mechanics of Solids
  • Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering or equivalent from an accredited school with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE not required 
  • At least 2 letters of recommendation are required as part of the application. These should come from people who know you as an engineer, either academically (professor or research advisor) or professionally (supervisor or manager). Letters of reference from peer employees or personal sources are invalid and will not be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dearborn

1000 - 1500 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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