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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 Mechanical Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs provide students with an excellent foundation, and enable students to tailor their education to best suit their career goals.

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:
http://graduate-school.phds.org/rankings/mechanical-engineering/rank/larger

Graduate Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines

Fall Term Application 
Doctoral (Ph.D.):December 15th
Master (MSE):January 15th
Sequential Graduate & Undergraduate Studies (SGUS), Engineering Global Leadership (EGL), Joint Insitute - Sequential Graduate Undergraduate Study (JI-SGUS):January 15th
Current or previous Rackham student:January 31st
Winter Term Application 
Master (MSE):August 1st
Sequential Graduate & Undergraduate Studies (SGUS), Engineering Global Leadership (EGL), Joint Insitute - Sequential Graduate Undergraduate Study (JI-SGUS):August 1st
Current or previous Rackham student:October 19th

Please note:  

The Mechanical Engineering (ME) Department accepts Ph.D. applications for the Fall term only.

Currently only Mechanical Engineering students can participate in the ME SGUS program.