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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) Newark, NJ, United States
The Mechanical Engineering program, offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology, provides an opportunity for the student to develop proficiency in a technical specialty within the broad field of mechanical engineering. 
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Overview

The Mechanical Engineering program is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology. To educate mechanical engineering graduates to help the state, and the country in general, to stay competitive at the cutting edge of technology, to serve the profession of engineering, to become leaders in business, academia, industry, and the community and to engage in a lifetime of learning and achievement to benefit mankind.

The program educational objectives are our expectations of the accomplishments and characteristics of the careers of our graduates. The current Mechanical Engineering program educational objectives are:

Objective 1: We expect our graduates to be successfully engaged in the mechanical engineering design processes and the practical application of engineering theory, methods and practices, including alternative energy systems, manufacturing, controls, robotics, materials, and biomedical systems and devices.

Objective 2: We expect our graduates to advance their professional growth and development through activities such as graduate study in engineering, professional registration, and continuing education, with some graduates transitioning into other professional fields.

Objective 3: We expect our graduates to be effectively engaged in service to their professional societies as well as their local, national or global communities.

Key Facts

One of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares students to be leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    130 alternative credits

    130-131

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • General Chemistry Laboratory
  • Fundamentals of Chemical Principles 
  • Computer Programming and Problem Solving
  • English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II
  • Calculus 
  • Physics 
  • Statistics and Probability for Engineers
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Materials and Processes
  • Society, Technology, and the Environment
  • Differential Equations
  • Kinematics of Machinery
  • Dynamics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Electrical Engineering Principles
  • Introduction to System Dynamics
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Stress Analysis
  • Engineering Ethics and Technological Practice: Philosophical Perspectives on Engineering

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

    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:

    550

    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

  • All students who apply to NJIT must submit an official high school transcript in English. When evaluating your application for undergraduate admission, we are interested in understanding how you challenged yourself relative to the curriculum that was available at your school and the trends in your performance—especially your grades in math, science, and English.
  • Your completed coursework should include English Composition, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Chemistry and Physics. We also consider the GPA that is indicated on your high school transcript. We look for students in the top 25 percent of their class. For schools that don't use a ranking system, we consider a 3.0 GPA or higher to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 935 - 1600 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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