12 months
28578 USD/year
28578 USD/year
18468 USD/year
Tuition fee
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In the professional Engineering program at the University of Minnesota, you'll delve deeper into engineering design, problem solving, and practice.


The Professional Master Of Engineering emphasizes the practice of engineering in either the private or public sector. The Engineering program at the University of Minnesota focuses on developing competencies in the areas of engineering design, problem solving, and practice beyond what can be achieved in earning a Bachelor of Science degree in a given engineering discipline.

Acquired Skills

An MEng graduate student is expected to have a focus and degree designation in one of the core UMD disciplines of Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.

Programme Structure

  • Plan C: Plan C requires 15 to 27 major credits and 3 to 15 credits outside the major. There is no final exam. A capstone project is required.
  • Capstone Project: All students take 3-6 credits of project courses within their major. As part of these credits, a project report or presentation may be required by the departmental adviser and department. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed an undergraduate degree in an engineering program, or upon approval by the SCSE MEng Director of Graduate Studies, in a related discipline, e.g., computer science, physics, etc.
  • The MEng prefers an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (on a 4.0 scale) for admission. This preferred performance minimum of a 3.0*/4.0 GPA must be from an ABET accredited program or equivalent.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • For international applicants whose native language is not English, a TOEFL score preferred performance minimum is 213 on the computer based test
  • The GRE score is recommended but not required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14289 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    28578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14289 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18468 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9234 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Duluth

965 - 1380 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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