Prospective Graduate

Welcome to Boston University’s MechE graduate program! If you are looking to continue your education and training in the exciting field of mechanical engineering, you have come to the right place! We are always seeking students who will contribute to the scholarly work and cutting edge research that are taking place here at BU MechE.

At the heart of the Boston University College of Engineering’s mission is preparing the world’s citizens to advance the global economy and quality of life for all people. We invite and sustain a vibrant national and international student population, and a deep appreciation of global and cultural awareness and respect is a critical component of an engineering degree.

NEW: Applicants for Spring and Fall 2021 are not required to submit GRE scores. However, these scores may be submitted if available, as they may be helpful for evaluating your application. See our Application Requirements for details.

Indeed, just recently the Times Higher Education has ranked the employability of BU graduates 11th compared to all universities in the world and 7th in the United States.


Our excellent faculty possess impressive academic achievements, valuable experience as leading practitioners in the industry, and are largely accessible to our students beyond the classroom. We believe in an interdisciplinary and hands on approach to teaching/learning that prepares our students to make immediate contributions to society, academia, and in a broad range of careers within the industry upon graduation.

MechE PhD Program

Our MechE PhD program is uniquely geared toward highly specialization study and research in a broad spectrum of areas within mechanical engineering. We are always seeking qualified applicants, both Post- Bachelor’s and Post- Master’s, to join our vibrant high-tech research community where external collaborations with industry, government, and other universities are common. We invite you to explore our vast array of MechE research areas and talented faculty in our department.

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MechE Master’s Degree Program

Our master’s degree programs are thoughtfully designed and continually elevated to stay relevant and ahead of the ever-changing landscape of mechanical engineering. Qualified applicants are early career professionals and recent college graduates seeking advancement as technology leaders in industry and can choose from a wide array of degree options and flexible offerings such as Distance Learning and LEAP (Late Entry Accelerated Program) for those who may lack the required background in engineering.


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MechE graduate students join us from all over the globe – some pursue graduate studies immediately following their undergraduate studies, and others after some time working in the industry in pursuit of career advancement. We also offer non-degree and certificate programs for those seeking continual education. Regardless of your specific situation, we are sure you will find the right program to fit your needs.

If you have any questions. Please contact us.

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