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Students applying to the Master of Engineering degree program are expected to have a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. If you are uncertain about whether or not your Bachelor’s degree is considered to be a “related field,” please feel free to contact us at mechse-meng@illinois.edu to verify.

The application deadline for Spring enrollment is November 1, and the application deadline for Fall enrollment is May 1. All applicants are encouraged to apply early. Beginning with applications for Fall 2019, Master of Engineering students are required to take the GRE.

Please note that students in the Master of Engineering program are not eligible for Board of Trustee (BOT) tuition-waiver-generating assistantships at the University of Illinois and are responsible for paying their own tuition and fees.

Visit this page for a list of all required documents and complete application instructions.