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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Denver, CO, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at University of Colorado Denver offers interesting and challenging career opportunities in research, design, development, manufacturing, testing and marketing for either private industry or government. 
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Overview

If hands-on design interests you, you will find mechanical engineering to be a broad field—one that covers numerous industries including automotive, appliance, biomechanical, chemical and material processing, energy, computers, electronics and aerospace. In the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at University of Colorado Denver, you will gain a strong background in theory and analysis in numerical methods and finite element analysis. All students are required to complete basic design courses, and in your senior year you may choose an area of study from the following:

  • biomechanics
  • energy systems & thermal design
  • dynamics & control systems
  • fluid mechanics & solid mechanics
  • material science & composites
  • mechanical systems design & manufacturing
  • thermodynamics & heat transfer

SAMPLE CAREERS

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Applications Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • CAD Engineer
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • HVAC Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Operations Manager
  • Packing Engineer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Engineering Graphics and CAD
  • Engineering General Chemistry
  • Calculus
  • Core Composition
  • Manufacturing
  • Statics
  • Materials Science
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    537

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Application Fee: You can pay the non-refundable $50 application fee via credit card
  • Request an official high school transcript be mailed from your high school directly to the CU Denver Office of Admissions
  • Official transcripts are those that arrive at our office in an envelope sealed by the institution or local ministry of education
  • The University of Colorado Denver requires official transcripts from your US high school, as well as transcripts for any secondary school coursework completed prior to enrollment in the US. SAT/ACT tests are required for international students who have graduated from a U.S. high school

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27342 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25818 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Denver

  • 1310 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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