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What will I learn?

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics offers a Ph.D. degree in aerospace engineering and mechanics. The Ph.D. program emphasizes engineering sciences that are basic to fluid mechanics, aerospace systems, and solid mechanics. Theoretical, analytical, experimental, and computational aspects of these fields are covered by the courses and research opportunities offered by the department.

Intake: Fall

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (66 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$27,612.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022


College of Science and Engineering

117 Pleasant Street SE,



55455, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A bachelor of arts degree or equivalent is required for admission. The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.30.

For international students

The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.20.

A four-year BS degree in an engineering, basic science, or mathematics program is required.

English Language Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL iBT – 79; IELTS Academic – 6.5; MELAB – 80; Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic) – 59; Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) C1 Advanced – 180.

The application deadline is December 15.


About University of Minnesota

UMN is one of the United States’ top public research institutions, where students gain a world-class education on a historic campus in a vibrant city.

  • 150+ undergraduate and 200+ graduate programs
  • Beautiful campus with the Mississippi River on site
  • World-class academics and close personal support throughout
  • Opportunities for scholarships and financial awards

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