MS in Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, is a public research university which was founded in 1817. UMich is very famous for its research work and has one of the largest research expenditures amongst American Universities.

It is one of the high ranking universities in the States, and thus it’s clearly not easy to get in. Many students still apply, though, putting it in the ‘ambitious’ category, and keeping their fingers firmly crossed.

It ranks #18 according to U.S. News' 'Best Global Universities Ranking' list.

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Tuition Fee

STEM Course
The MS in Mechanical Engineering at U Mich 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






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Work Ex

14 months

U Mich Mechanical Engineering

Fall Deadline (Send docs)
15 January, 2020


Fall: 20 Mar |
*Estimate based on previous dates reported by Yocketers

Course Description

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest, most versatile disciplines in engineering, and
Michigan is one of the best places in the world to experience it.

  • Graduate and undergrad programs consistently ranked in the Top 5 nationally
  • World-class faculty and facilities
  • Four years of team-based design experiences Our students gain the fundamental technical knowledge to excel regardless of the career path they choose. Michigan mechanical engineers not only work at the leading edge of traditional fields like manufacturing and automotive
    engineering, but also lead the way in emerging areas, including:
    • Biomechanics and biosystems
    • Micro- and nanotechnology
    • Mechatronics
    • Energy and environment
    • Multi- scale mechanics

Eligibility and Application Requirements

There are three separate MSE degree program options in ME:

  1. coursework only,
  2. coursework with an
    individual research project, and
  3. coursework with a MSE thesis.

All program options require 30 credits and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to graduate. A student will be placed on academic probation if his/her GPA falls below a 3.0.

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