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Graduate Advisor
Dr. Vishu Viswanathan
Ingram Hall (IGRM),
Room 2210G

Ingram School of Engineering
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The Ingram School of Engineering has state-of-the-art multimedia-equipped classrooms, laboratories and equipment designed to foster engineering education and research and promote active learning through lectures and hands-on experience. Graduates will be ready to make immediate contributions in professional careers or pursue doctoral studies leading to academic and research-related careers.

Degree Concentration Hours Research Option Minor Option
M.S. Civil Engineering 31 Project* No minor
M.S. Civil Engineering 31 Thesis No minor
M.S. Electrical Engineering 31 Project* No minor
M.S. Electrical Engineering 31 Thesis No minor
M.S. Industrial Engineering 31 Project* No minor
M.S. Industrial Engineering 31 Thesis No minor
M.S. Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 31 Project* No minor
M.S. Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 31 Thesis No minor

*The Project option is only available to admitted students after approval by the program's graduate advisor. When applying, you will be required to select the Thesis option but may change into the Project option after consultation with the graduate advisor.

Deadlines U.S. Citizen International
Fall - Priority February 1 February 1
Fall - Standard June 15 June 1
Spring No Admission No Admission
Summer I No Admission No Admission
Summer II No Admission No Admission


Application Deadline
This program has a firm deadline.


Funding Information
Applications must be complete by the priority deadline to be considered for certain types of funding.


Decision Timeline
This program reviews applications on a firm basis.

Application Requirements

The items required for admission consideration are listed below. Additional information for applicants with international credentials can be found on our international web pages.


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Application Fee

  • $55 nonrefundable application fee
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials

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Transcripts & GPA

  • baccalaureate degree engineering, computer science, physics, technology, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited university. Read additional information about background course work.
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)

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GRE Scores

  • official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections

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  • resume/CV detailing prior work experience, research experience, awards, scholarships, and other related qualifications
  • statement of purpose (two pages) conveying your research interests, plans for graduate study, and professional aspirations
  • two letters of recommendation from non-related individuals familiar with your scholarly work and/or relevant work experience

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Applicants are required to submit TOEFL, PTE, or IELTS scores that meet the minimum program requirements below unless they have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a country on our exempt countries list.

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall
  • official PTE scores required with a 52 overall
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 6.0

  This program does not offer admission if the scores above are not met.

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Additional Information

  Background Course Work
Non-credit (leveling) course work may be required prior to admission into the program if you lack sufficient background course work. Any required leveling course work must be completed with grades of B or better prior to admission.