Graduate Admissions

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University blends creativity with our experience as researchers and educators to provide students with an opportunity to make lasting discoveries. With the technical knowledge and skills our graduate students gain, they are prepared to solve the critical national and global problems. ME Graduate Programs offers several graduate degree opportunities.


Grad Admissions Timeline

Research degree (Ph.D. and M.S.) app deadline
*initial review within two weeks
Fall admission: January 15
Spring admission: September 1

Coursework degree (M.Eng.) app deadline
*decision within two weeks
Fall admission: July 15
Spring admission: December 1

Contact Information

Samantha Hirschman
Graduate Student Support Specialist
ME Graduate Program