The minimum requirements to enter any of the graduate programs in mechanical engineering are:
- An undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field from an ABET-accredited U.S. program, this does not include technical degrees; and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- The GRE General Exam is recommended but not required for students with an undergraduate degree from a U.S. ABET-accredited program. The GRE General Exam is required for all other applicants. Minimum scores required: Verbal 470, Quantitative 680, Analytical Writing 4.5.
- The TOEFL (minimum score: internet based 79, paper based 550), or an equivalent test, is required for all students whose primary language is not English.
- All applicants are required to submit 3 letters of recommendation, a 1-2 page Statement of Career Objectives and a 1-2 page Curriculum Vitae/Resume.
If you are interested in applying for graduate admission, go to the Graduate Admissions website for additional information.
If you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and have any questions about the requirements listed above, please contact Molly Steiner. Molly can be reached by phone at (208) 885-4279 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants to any of the graduate programs are reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the department's Graduate Committee. Some applicants who have a baccalaureate degree in a field other than mechanical engineering may be required to complete certain undergraduate deficiency courses before they will be allowed to take graduate level courses.