Mechanical Engineering


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Doctoral Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Master Degrees Offered: Master of Engineering (M.Engr.), Master of Science (M.S.)

Online Degrees: Master of Engineering (M.Engr.)

Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Predictive Plant Phenomics (Ph.D.);

Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): Biological and Nanoscale Sciences, Clean Energy Technologies, Complex Fluid Systems, Design and Manufacturing Innovation, Simulation and Visualization.

Doctoral Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Samantha Hirschman
Phone: 515-294-0838
E-mail Address:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: February 2 for Fall Admissions; September 1 for Spring Admissions

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

Students must also submit their resume as a PDF to complete their application file.
If your undergraduate or graduate degree is from Iowa State, the GRE requirement can be waived. MEN applicants are not required to take the GRE.
Minimum 3.0 GPA or equivalent required. No paper materials please! At this time, to complete the MEN in ME degree online, you must reside within the US.
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More information and requirements for the Predictive Plant Phenomics (P3) specialization can be found here:

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 550
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 79
PTE 53

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

If you do not have the ability to upload supplemental materials to your application please submit a PDF (preferred) copy electronically to Please no paper materials.