Graduate Programs


In response to the challenges faced by many applicants due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Mechanical Science and Engineering Department will continue to waive the GRE requirement for all applicants to any of our graduate programs for the Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 admissions cycles.

Updated: October 2022

Thank you for your interest in the graduate programs in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at Illinois! 

The Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering (MechSE) is a large and comprehensive department, and our Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM) graduate programs are among the top-ranked in the world.

Graduate Programs Brochure

Our innovation-rich environment and focus on the cutting-edge creates a graduate experience that enables you to push the boundaries of engineering, science, and creativity. Our graduates are leaders and innovators in research, industry, technology, higher education, and public service. MechSE’s graduate programs are consistently ranked among the best in the world.

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