Mechanical Engineering PhD, MEM, MSME, MEM/MBA, MSME/MBA ApplyInquire

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME), Master of Engineering: Mechanical (MEM) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in mechanical engineering. The graduate programs are designed to provide considerable flexibility in the selection of course work and specialization. Independent research is required for both the MSME and PhD degrees, while the MEM is a non-thesis degree program appropriate for full-time and part-time students.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BME/MEM. A dual degree in the MBA & MSME programs is available to graduate students.

UD Tuition:

The University of Delaware published graduate student tuition base rate for graduate credit in 2016-17 is $1,720 per credit hour. UD Deans may offer adjustments to students in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.


Application Deadline:

PhD Fall admission deadline:
January 15: Priority consideration for admission
March 1: Final deadline to apply

MSME/MEM Fall admission:
January 31: Priority consideration for admission
July 31: Final deadline to apply

MSME/MEM Spring admission:
October 30: Priority consideration for admission
December 31: Final deadline to apply


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