The University of Colorado Boulder graduate mechanical engineering program, comprised of 100+ MS students and 100+ PhD students of various backgrounds, is ranked 18th by U.S. News & World report, making it one of the top-ranked engineering graduate programs among public universities.

With 48 faculty members conducting fundamental and applied research in air quality, biomedical engineering, micro/nanoscale engineering, materials science, mechanics of materials, robotics and systems design, and thermo fluid sciences, our graduate students are surrounded by a multitude of tier-one research opportunities to meet their interests and career goals.

Boulder is also home to four federal research labs, the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the National Institute for Standards and Technology, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, all closely connected to College of Engineering and Applied Science students and faculty.