Welcome, prospective master's students! We hope you'll consider joining our community of mechanical engineers at Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Connect with Us! We invite you to attend one of our upcoming virtual events, which we continually update. If you would like to meet with a current student in our program, please email us with that request at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With a mechanical engineering graduate program ranked 16th among public university peers by U.S. News & World Report, our program is one of the top-ranked in the nation. We offer paths to customize your degree in support of your unique interests and career goals, a variety of specialty courses taught by experts in the field, entrepreneurship resources and events like New Venture Challenge, and opportunities for high-impact research in air quality, biomedical, materials, mechanics of materials, micro/nanoscale, robotics and systems design, and thermo fluid sciences.
If you are interested in conducting research during your time at CU Boulder, be sure to check out our Research Overview Slides. This resources will help you get to know our faculty members and their unique capabilities and areas of expertise.
We invite you to visit the University of CO Boulder virtually or in person by signing up for a campus tour!
Our graduate community is truly special. You will join a multicultural graduate program that includes faculty, staff, and students from all over the world. Our faculty, staff, and student leaders will frequently advertise community events and professional development activities to support you and your unique experience. You will also have access to seminars, colloquia, and workshops delivered by notable engineering leaders in education, research, and industry.
Our graduate program leadership is committed to cultivating an environment of respect and belonging. We actively partner with our graduate student-led organizations, including the Committee for Equity in Mechanical Engineering (CEME), our K-12 outreach student organizers, and the Graduate Engineering Annual Research and Recruitment Symposium (GEARRS) committee. If you join us in Boulder, we hope that you will particiate in of these groups; they are a great way to make lifelong friends and to contribute to our graduate program's unique and supportive culture.
The Right Master's Program for You
As a prospective MS student, you have multiple programs from which to choose: