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Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #62 (ARWU) Nashville, TN, United States
Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines, providing the skills and knowledge that will allow you to use your creativity to solve the major challenges facing the human race.  The Mechanical engineering program is offered by the Vanderbilt University.
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Overview

Solving these challenges often requires interdisciplinary teams. On these teams, mechanical engineers often become system integrators, working not only on one component of the system, but also making sure all parts of it work together to achieve the desired result. All industries require mechanical engineers, be it automotive, aerospace, energy or pharmaceutical.

Key facts:

  • When you study Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, you will start with a strong foundation in basic math and physics and will move on to upper-division courses in all major areas of mechanical engineering. You won’t be stuck in a textbook, either; you’ll be developing hands-on skills in the labs and as part of teams in laboratory studies and design projects, and you’ll be using the most modern computational tools. In fact, our unique curriculum will have you working on design projects from your freshman year until you graduate.
  • Plus you’ll be able to work side by side with some of the top minds in the business—your professors are not only experts in the mechanical engineering field, but they are terrific mentors and will help you find the best application of your talents and interests.
  • Like all other Vanderbilt engineering students, you’ll be getting a very good liberal arts education that will enrich your technical and scientific training and help you to become a better problem solver, team member, and manager. You’ll also be prepared to advance into graduate studies in engineering, management, law, medicine, and finance. You’ll also be prepared to advance into graduate studies in engineering, management, law, medicine, and finance.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Experimental fluid dynamics
  • Dynamics of reactive drops
  • Thermocapillary migration of bubbles
  • Shock-tube techniques

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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General Requirements

  • All required parts of the Coalition Application, Common Application, or QuestBridge Application
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee, or fee waiver for qualified students
  • Official high school transcript
  • Counselor letter of recommendation
  • Two academic teacher recommendations
  • Optional for students applying for fall 2021 entry:  SAT or ACT scores 
  • Official results of the TOEFL, TOEFL Special Home Edition, IELTS, PTE Academic, or Duolingo English Test if applicable
  • A completed College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nashville

  • 1183 - 2200 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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