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Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering

Admissions Information

Questions?

Contact Graduate Program Director Henry Fu at hfu@unr.edu.

Please apply via the University's Graduate School website. To receive full consideration, you should meet the following deadlines:

  • January 15

In addition to your official application, please email your CV, along with your test scores, to the Graduate Program director, Dr. Henry Fu.

You must also pay the following non-refundable application fees:

  1. International applicants: $95.00
  2. Domestic applicants: $60.00
  3. University alumni and returning students: $40.00

Exceptionally strong applicants who enroll at the University can have their application fees refunded. To qualify, you must have a GPA higher than 3.5 and quantitative GRE scores above the 80th percentile.

Supplemental awards to assist with moving expenses are also available for outstanding applicants. Contact Dr. Henry Fu for details.

Financial support

Most incoming students are funded by research assistantships (RA). Research assistantships are awarded by individual faculty. Contact faculty members with research programs that interest you to learn about RA opportunities.

The department also has a limited number of teaching assistantships available.  Exceptional students who have submitted a completed application to the graduate program will be considered for a teaching assistantship.

Housing Options

The University offers on-campus housing for graduate students. Visit the graduate housing website to learn more about living at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Either type of assistantship covers tuition and health insurance and provides a stipend for living expenses.

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