The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington houses one of the major mechanical engineering graduate programs in the United States. Approximately 235 graduate students study in the department, including 153 full-time students, and 82 part-time students who work full-time in industry.
To accommodate schedules of employed students, the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) and Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) courses are available online or on campus.
Instruction in Mechanical Engineering focuses on the integration of technological systems to solve practical problems. The curriculum and research reflect the technical diversity of mechanical engineering and meet the needs of our constituents.
Graduate Degree and Non-Degree Programs
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers the following graduate degree and non-degree programs:
- Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) - online or on campus
- Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) - online or on campus
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - pre-MS or post-MS
- Graduate Non-Matriculated (GNM) - online or on campus
Curriculum & Research
Before You Apply
These are the things you need to know before you apply.
- Application Deadlines
- Admission Criteria
- Funding Opportunities
- Required Exams
- English Requirements for International Students
Please follow the links below to submit your applications.
After You Are Admitted
- After You Are Admitted has information about visiting campus, building community and deferring admission
For questions about admission to the University of Washington Graduate School, please visit the UW Graduate School website.
The University of Washington provides equal opportunity in education without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University of Washington policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations.
Contact ME Graduate Student Advising
Graduate Academic Counselor - PhD Program
Counseling Services Coordinator - Master's Program
Graduate Program Coordinator
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