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Admission Requirements for the Master's in Mechanical Engineering

Advance your career with Loyola Marymount University's master's degree in Mechanical Engineering program. We welcome both domestic and international applicants, either as full-time students or part-time students working full-time in industry. Here's everything you need to know to apply:

All applicants must possess a Bachelor of Science degree or an undergraduate engineering degree. This degree must include the following:

  • 3 semester hours (1 course) of general chemistry
  • 12 semester hours (4 courses) of science, which could include biology, chemistry, or physics
  • Mathematics courses through differential equations
  • Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering majors at LMU who are applying for the combined B.S. / M.S. in Mechanical Engineering must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Graduate Application

Applicants to the master's in Mechanical Engineering program must submit a completed Graduate Division Application and $50 application fee.

Admission to the program is in strict conformity with the requirements for all graduate students set forth by the LMU Graduate Division. Upon review of a student's undergraduate and professional preparation, additional admission requirements may be set by the Mechanical Engineering Department.

International Students

International applicants should submit the Graduate Division Application and $50 application fee plus the additional items required by LMU Graduate Admissions.

Submission Deadline

For the master's in Mechanical Engineering graduate program, applications are received on a rolling basis. Students can be admitted any time during the academic year and can enter the program in the fall or spring semesters or during summer sessions.

For the combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree, students must apply during the fall semester of their senior year, indicating the "Combined B.S. and M.S." on their application form. For specific deadlines, please refer to our page on Graduate Admissions Submission Deadlines page.