Colorado State University

Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.


102 Administration Building

Fort Collins, CO 90523

United States


(970) 492-4898



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Program: Students pursuing the Doctor of Philosophy degree in mechanical engineering will undertake advanced research under the mentorship of a faculty advisor (P.I.), most often on a government or industry funded project as a paid research assistant. The degree plan will involve consideration of a challenging problem utilizing analytical, experimental, and/or design techniques. This research – in addition to coursework, exams, journal articles, and dissertation credits – will culminate in a final dissertation. The dissertation will contain new analytical knowledge, experimental knowledge, design knowledge, or a combination thereof. The dissertation must make an original contribution to the field.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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