M.S in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering atIllinois Institute of Technology , Chicago

Course Commencement Date (Summer) May , 2023 View all dates


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program is designed to produce well-trained professionals and aimed at broadening student potential, enhancing technical versatility, and providing the opportunity for changes in career paths.
  • Mechanical and aerospace engineering faculty and graduate students are making significant contributions to the profession, working in areas of high-impact innovation including robotics, manned and unmanned aircrafts and spacecrafts, driverless cars, biomedical devices, batteries, refrigeration systems, solar and wind energy, turbomachinery, and more.
  • The master of science degree program advances knowledge through post-baccalaureate coursework. The program requires 32 credit hours.
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  • University Rankings
    • #801-900

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #444

      - QS 2022

    • #351-400

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #122

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #729

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 24,55,997
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 13,00,378
InsuranceINR 1,69,075
TransportationINR 1,38,720
Activity FeeINR 20,400
Student Service FeeINR 86,496
UPass FeeINR 25,296
Mandatory FeesINR 1,56,672
TotalINR 18,97,037

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.6


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 8ᵗʰ December 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicant should have a four-year bachelor's degree with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution


  • Applicant must have a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering1, Physics2, Industrial Engineering1,2, or Mathematics1,2.

    1Requires the following course (or equivalent) to be taken prior to first term: MMAE 305 – Dynamics

    2Requires the following course (or equivalent) to be taken prior to or in the first term: MMAE 443 – System Analysis and Control


Marks - 80/120


Marks - 63/90

  • With a minimum section score of 53


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With a minimum section score of 6.5

English Proficiency Waiver

During the admission process, Illinois Tech waives TOEFL or IELTS requirements if:

  • Your first or native language is English
  • You have received a degree from an English-speaking institution OR have attended that school for at least two years
  • Your school’s official medium of instruction is in English, per your transcripts

Marks - 300/340

  • 300 (quantitative + verbal), 3.0 (analytical writing)


Marks - 110/160

  • Students who are submitting the Duolingo English Test will be required to take an English Language Assessment at the beginning of the semester regardless of overall score

Conditional Offer


International applicants can be considered for conditional admission. Students applying for conditional admission do not need to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores if they specify on their application that they are interested in conditional admission. Students do not need to provide the Financial Affidavit of Support Form or a passport copy to the admission office

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A one-page statement of purpose, with goals and objectives (Stuart School of Business)

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Important Dates

Jan , 2023

Course Commencement Date

May , 2023

Course Commencement Date (Summer)


Aug , 2023

Course Commencement Date (Fall)

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