Joining the MechSE Graduate Program

Below you will find links to a wealth of information about the graduate programs in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at Illinois. MechSE has 8 graduate degree programs (6 on campus programs and 2 online programs).  Degree programs consist of M.S., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. The M.S. and M.Eng. degrees in Mechanical Engineering are offered both on campus and online.  MechSE also serves as the administrative unit for the Master of Engineering in Computational Engineering program.  The following links will direct you to important information about these MechSE programs and life at Illinois.


Contact Info

Graduate Programs Office
166 MEB
1206 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 244-3416
mechse-gradatillinois [dot] edu

Student Profiles

My goal in graduate school was to combine my interests in controls to the biological field, and the immense amount of collaboration at Illinois within MechSE has allowed me to pursue both paths. Professor Alleyne and...

MechSE Grad at-a-glance