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Through the online program, you will increase the depth of your technical background while still having the flexibility and benefits of working full-time if you choose.

The Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering can be pursued online on a full-time or part-time basis. The application process is the same for both options; simply select the online program when you are applying. Online students complete the same requirements as on-campus students, and they receive the exact same degree as our on-campus students. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the online course catalog and coursework requirements for the program prior to applying.

The Master of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering is a self-funded program where students are responsible for paying their tuition and fees. Students in this program are not eligible for Board of Trustee (BOT) tuition-waiver-generating assistantships at the University of Illinois.

Tuition and fees for online programs within the Grainger College of Engineering at Illinois are explained here.

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Please note that MechSE's graduate programs office is now physically closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Please use the email addresses on the left to reach us.