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Thank you for your interest in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of Michigan (U-M)! Mechanical Engineering at U-M is an internationally recognized leader in the fundamental ME fields of thermal and fluid sciences, solid mechanics and materials, dynamics and controls, and mechanical designs, as well as in thematic areas such as manufacturing, automotive engineering, micro- and nanotechnology, biomechanics and biosystems, and energy and environment.
The U-M ME is consistently ranked among the top five mechanical engineering programs nationwide by the US News and World Report. In the recent National Research Council (NRC) assessment of U.S. PhD programs, U-M ME earned exceptional marks, leading to an overall #2 ranking among large institutions by the website PhDs.org, using their default weightings on the NRC data:
Graduate Application Deadlines
|Fall Term Application|
|Doctoral (Ph.D.):||December 15th|
|Master (MSE):||January 15th|
|Sequential Undergraduate/Graduate Studies (SUGS), Joint Insitute - Sequential Undergraduate Graduate Studies (JI-SUGS):||January 15th|
|Current or previous Rackham student:||January 31st|
|Winter Term Application|
|Master (MSE):||August 1st|
|Sequential Undergraduate/Graduate Studies (SUGS), Joint Insitute - Sequential Undergraduate Graduate Studies (JI-SUGS):||August 1st|
|Current or previous Rackham student:||October 19th|
The Mechanical Engineering (ME) Department accepts Ph.D. applications for the Fall term only.
Currently only Mechanical Engineering students can participate in the ME SUGS program.