MS in Mechanical Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh

About North Carolina State University, Raleigh

North Carolina State University (NCSU) is a public research university started in 1887. It has an enrollment of over 30,000 students, making it the largest university in Carolina by a margin. NCSU is especially well known for programs like ECE, CSE and Computer Networking (which is offered in very few other universities), and this fact coupled with its low tuition fees makes it a dream college for many students. It ranks #217 according to U.S. News' 'Best Global Universities Ranking' list.

OVERVIEW OF Mechanical Engineering
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Tuition Fee

STEM Course
The MS in Mechanical Engineering at NCSU is a government-designated STEM degree and so international students may be eligible for the 24-month F1 OPT (optional practical training) extension.

Course Duration
24 months






UG Score


Work Ex

11 months

NCSU Mechanical Engineering

Spring Deadline (Send docs)
15 July, 2019


Fall: 17 Feb |
*Estimate based on previous dates reported by Yocketers

Course Description

The MS degree in Mechanical Engineering offered by the North Carolina State University, Raleigh is a Masters program that prepares it's students for work as mechanical engineers in the future, preparing them for the challenges ahead with both advanced knowledge and critical research and experimentation.

Core courses:

Below are some important courses you are most likely to encounter during the duration of this program:

  • MAE 550 Foundations of Fluid Dynamics.
  • MA 501 Adv Mathematics for Engineers & Sci I
  • MAE 504 Fluid Dynamics of Combustion I.
  • MAE 541Advanced Solid Mechanics I.

For more information on the possible courses, click here.

Eligibility and Application Requirements

The following are a list of requirements applicants must fulfill in order to successfully apply for this MS program at the North Carolina State University, Raleigh:

  1. Possess a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or CLOSELY related fields, from an accredited University.
  2. Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or it's equivalent on other scales.
  3. 3 letters of recommendation from reputable sources.
  4. Unofficial transcript.
  5. Personal statement.
  6. Resume or CV.
  7. Acceptable GRE scores.
  8. Acceptable TOELF or IELTS scores.

Job Prospects and Placements for Mechanical Engineering at North Carolina State University, Raleigh

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have a Cooperate Partnership Program designed to sustain a working partnership with their various partners. This program also has the benefit of providing employment for graduates of the department into any of their partner agencies. Click here to visit School's official site for job-opportunities and placements available to graduates of this program.

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