Thank you for considering the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at Louisiana State University for pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
All interested applicants must apply online through the LSU Graduate School. Paper applications are no longer used. Please do not send copies of items submitted online to the Graduate School or the Department.
Applications must be complete by the deadlines.
All accepted applicants must meet the minimum requirements for admission to the Graduate School as well as the Department. Graduate School Admission Requirements are listed on the Graduate School website under "Prospective Student Information" and in the current Graduate Bulletin.
Official test scores must be sent from ETS. The ETS institution code for LSU is 6373.
GRE score - Tests taken prior to August 1, 2011 requires a minimum of 1100 (Verbal plus Quantitative). Tests taken on or after August 1, 2011 requires a minimum of 300 (Verbal plus Quantitative).
TOEFL score (International applicants only). The Department has the same requirements as the Graduate School which is no lower than 550 (paper based test), 213 (computer based test), or 79 (Internet based test).
Three recommendation letters are required by the Department. When applying online, follow the instructions on the application. If the recommendation letters cannot be submitted online then email or mail to the Department's Graduate Studies Coordinator.
Statement of Purpose should be completed with the online application.
A Writing Sample is required by the department.