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Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

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University rank #442 (QS) , CO, | Online
The Mechanical Engineering program offered by Colorado State University aims to give the graduates the engineering skills to obtain leading positions in advanced technology fields.


The Mechanical Engineering program offered by Colorado State University has the following areas of study: 

  • Energy
  • Health
  • Materials

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials 
  • Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers 
  • Advanced Mechanical Systems 
  • Materials Issues in Mechanical Design 
  • Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics 
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics 
  • Advanced Heat Transfer 

                      Detailed Programme Facts

                      • Programme intensity Full-time
                      • Credits
                        30 alternative credits
                      • Languages
                        • English
                      • Delivery mode
                        On Campus, Online

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                      Academic Requirements

                      • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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                      General Requirements

                      • Application – you must apply and be accepted into a degree program.
                      • Application fee – $60 (U.S. Citizen/Permanent resident), $70 (International) non-refundable application fee.
                      • GRE/GMAT scores – contact the academic department to verify whether the GRE/GMAT is required. 
                      • Official transcripts/credential & certified translations – official transcripts or mark sheets and any certificates, diplomas, or degrees from each college or university attended is required regardless of the length of attendance, including courses in progress. 
                      • Letters of recommendation – there is no standardized format unless specified by the academic department.  
                      • Additional departmental requirements.

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                      Tuition Fee

                      • International

                        27596 USD/year
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                      • National

                        12772 USD/year
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                      Living costs for Fort Collins

                      • 1210 - 1800 USD/month
                        Living Costs

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


                      The Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University recognizes the importance of practical experience in teaching and research. Accordingly, the majority of our resident M.S. and Ph.D. students are supported by graduate teaching assistantships (GTA), graduate research assistantships (GRA), or fellowships. The financial support provided typically includes full coverage of tuition along with a monthly stipend.

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