MS in Mechanical Engineering
University of Houston

About University of Houston

Established in 1927, the University of Houston (UH) is a state research university and the flagship institution of the University of Houston System. It is 3rd largest university in Texas in terms of enrollment which has a count up to 44,000. According to the U.S. News & World Report, the university is on the No. 187 in its National University Rankings, and No. 105 among top public universities.

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Tuition Fee

STEM Course
The MS in Mechanical Engineering at U. Houston 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

7 months

U. Houston Mechanical Engineering

Spring Deadline (Send docs)
15 October, 2019


Fall: 17 Mar | Spring: 18 Oct |
*Estimate based on previous dates reported by Yocketers

Course Description

The MS degree in Mechanical Engineering offered by the University of Houston is a masters program designed to provide student with advanced educational experience in engineering in a bid to produce professionals capable of applying theoretical knowledge to provide solutions to practical problems.

Core Courses:

Below are the core courses or/and important courses you are most likely to encounter during the duration of the MS program in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston:

  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Conduction and Radiation
  • Viscous Flow Theory
  • Mechanical Behavior of Materials
  • Mechanical Design Project

To see more of the graduate courses, click HERE.

Eligibility and Application Requirements

The following is a list of requirements applicants must fulfil in order to successfully apply for the MS degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston:

  • Possess the following:
    1. A bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related areas of discipline.
    2. An average GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent on other scales on the last 60 semester credit hours.
  • Complete the online registration before the given DEADLINE.
  • Submit the following during or after the online application.
    1. 3 letters of recommendation (from reputable academic sources).
    2. Resume/CV.
    3. Statement of purpose.
    4. Official and unofficial transcripts of previously attended tertiary institutions.
    5. GRE scores.
    6. TOEFL or IELTS scores.
  • Pay the application fee.

For more information, click HERE.

It is important to note that fulfilling these requirements does not grant you automatic admission into the University of Houston, however, failure to comply with any of the given requirements might lead to the automatic decline of your application.

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