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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
The graduate program in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University offers the degrees of M.Eng., M.S. and Ph.D. in an intellectually and academically stimulating environment. 


Our Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University  takes pride in the collegial student-faculty relationships it provides and in its preparation of students for successful careers in industry, government and academia. Our current enrollment is about 180 graduate students. About 90% of our graduate students are enrolled on a full-time basis. Most of our full-time graduate students are supported by teaching or research assistantships, as well as by fellowships.

To accommodate the needs of our part-time students, who mostly work in local industry, each semester a few of our graduate courses are taught in the evenings. We have 28 internationally renowned faculty members in residence, who teach and conduct research on a broad range of topics. We loosely group the departmental research under the following banners: Design and Control; Solid Mechanics, Materials and Structures; Fluid Mechanics; and Thermal Sciences. In addition, several distinguished colleagues from other departments are affiliated with our graduate program. Rutgers is conveniently located in central New Jersey, with an abundance of social, cultural and recreational facilities. New York and Philadelphia are easily accessible by car, train or bus.

Learning Goals 

  • Attain mastery of the essential aspects of practice and research in mechanical and/or aerospace engineering.
  • Engage in and conduct original research (for M.Sc. with thesis)  or conduct in‐depth study, analysis, and design for an engineering project (for M.Eng.)
  • Prepare to be professionals in the mechanical and/or aerospace industries or related fields, or for further graduate studies. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adv. Control I
  • Adv. Control II
  • Design Mechanism/Mechanisms of Robotics
  • Optimal Design
  • Analytical Dynamics
  • Mechanics of Materials

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Online application
  • $70 nonrefundable application fee
  • One official transcript from each post-secondary institution attended
  • Letters of recommendation, as required by the program
  • A personal statement
  • Current test results, as required by the program
  • Supporting materials, as required by the program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28194 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28194 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11886 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11886 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New Brunswick

  • 1204 - 2970 USD/month
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