• Application Deadline
  • 18 months


Georgia Tech’s School of Mechanical Engineering is the largest mechanical engineering program in the U.S. and consistently ranks among the top 10 graduate mechanical engineering programs in the U.S.

Students go on to lead successful careers in industry, academia, and government upon completion of their MS degree in Mechanical Engineering offered by Georgia Tech Lorraine.

Experience the MSME program in Georgia Tech-Lorraine’s smaller setting.

Programme Structure

  • Non thesis option = 10 courses 30 credits (can be completed in 3 semesters)
  • Thesis option =  6 courses (18 semester hours) plus 12 thesis hours
  • Research opportunities in Acoustics and Mechanics of Materials.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      1.5-2 years
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.25 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).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:


    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:


    Recommended Analytical Writing score:


    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • All international applicants must submit official TOEFL scores. At this time, Georgia Tech accepts no other English language proficiency tests.
  • TOEFL 
  • GRE
  • GPA

Please note that international students applying to the School of Mechanical Engineering will be accepted for study on the Lorraine campus in France only, with no possibility of transferring to the Atlanta campus. Applications will receive consideration only if “Lorraine” is selected as the campus of choice.

Interested students must apply to, and be accepted by Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, indicating “Lorraine” as their campus of choice on their application.

It is crucial to specify “Lorraine” as your campus of choice on the Georgia Tech masters degree application.

Please visit the programme website to inform us of your interest in studying at Georgia Tech-Lorraine and to receive the next steps on applying. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5175 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    10350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5175 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • $5,175 USD per semester (9 credit hours)
  • $575 USD per credit hour

Living costs for Metz

  • 900 - 1250 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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