12 months
33245 USD/year
33245 USD/year
18143 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The objective of the Mechanical Engineering program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is to provide students with a broad knowledge of the major areas of mechanical engineering in order to fulfill the current and future needs of the industry.


Areas of Study

The major areas include thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, structural and solid mechanics, dynamics, control, mechanical design, mechanical systems, micro – and nano – electromechanical systems and robotics. Our undergraduate and graduate courses cover a wide range of fundamental concepts and advanced knowledge base in each of these areas. 

The Mechanical Engineering program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) prepares students with the educational background and provides them with the skills that are necessary to remain productive in today’s rapidly changing technical environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Advanced Strength of Materials
  • Linear Elasticity
  • Design of Composite Structures
  • Computational Aerodynamics
  • Analytical Fracture Mechanics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits

Quarter Units



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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  • Accidents
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The general requirement for admission for a U.S. student is a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, comparable in standard and content to a bachelor’s degree from the University of California.
  • An international student whose post-secondary education is completed outside of the U.S. is expected to hold a degree representing completion of at least four years of study with above average/very good scholarship from a university or university-level institution.
  • The $120.00 (for U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents) or $140.00 (for all other applicants) application fee must be submitted online by credit or debit card before the application can be processed.
  • Statement of purpose
  • Personal Statement
  • GRE scores
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33245 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33245 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18143 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18143 USD per year during 12 months.


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