Prospective Students

The Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois has a long and proud history of educating world-class engineers who make a lasting impact on the world.

2022 ADMITTED Student Webinars

Congratulations on your admission to MechSE at the University of Illinois!  As a newly admitted student, you're invited to attend an exclusive virtual gathering where you can learn more from MechSE advisors, alumni, and current students. Register to attend one of our webinars:

Each webinar below starts at 6:30 pm CDT.

April 28 - Register for this webinar >>

Ready to join? 

Admissions decisions were released February 25, Honors & Scholarship notifications will be released by April 1, and the accept deadline is May 1, 2022.

Been admitted?  You can accept your offer, manage your admitted student checklist, and complete your enrollment requirements by clicking below.

Accept your Offer

Still thinking?

As you consider a future at Illinois, explore more ways to learn about us.  Join one of MechSE's admitted student webinars or visit an in-person Grainger College of Engineering event!  

Want to see MechSE and the Grainger College of Engineering in action?  Come visit us for the annual Engineering Open House!   

April 8 - 9, 2022

With over 130+ interactive exhibits, impactful keynote speakers, robotics competitions, various demonstrations, and many other special events, EOH delights and challenges inquisitive minds of all ages.  EOH is the largest student-led event of its kind!

Check out our YouTube page, brochures, and magazines.

Need help writing your application essay?  Watch this writing workshop video from Grainger Engineering.

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How to Apply

Domestic students should contact:

Office of Admissions and Records

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
901 West Illinois St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-333-0302

International students should contact:

International Admissions

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
901 West Illinois Street

Urbana, IL 61801 U.S.A.
Phone: 217-333-0413