Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board University of Texas at Dallas Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science 18 Characteristics of Doctoral Programs Mechanical Engineering CIP code 14.1091.00 1. Number of Degrees Awarded per Academic Year The program has not produced any graduates yet. 2. Percent of First-year Doctoral Students Who Graduate Within Ten Years The degree program was authorized in 2012. 3. Average Time to Degree The program has not produced any graduates yet. 4. Employment Profile The program has not produced any graduates yet. 5. Admissions Criteria • A master´s degree in engineering or one of the natural sciences from an accredited U.S. institution, or from an acceptable foreign university • A grade point average of 3.3 or better on a 4-point scale. • GRE scores of 150, 160 and 4 for the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing components, respectively, are advisable based on our experience with student success in the program. Three letters of recommendation from individuals who are familiar with the student's record, and are able to judge the candidate's preparation and ability to succeed in doctoral study in Mechanical Engineering. An essay describing motivation for doctoral study and how it relates to the student's professional goals. 6. Percentage Full-Time Students Fall 2014 Enrolled 4 FT Students 4 % FT Students 100.00% 7. Average Financial Support $2,150 monthly stipend (tuition & fees not included) 8. Percentage of Full-time Students with Financial Support 100% 9. Number of Core Faculty 16 10. Student-Core Faculty Ratio Total PhD FTS PhD Enrolled Fall 2014 4 4 Core Faculty 16 16 11. Core Faculty Publications: Year 2012 2013 2014 Publications 102 142 131 12. Core Faculty External Grants Year FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 External Grants $3,684,425 $4,684,211 $2,221,054 13. Faculty Teaching Load Semester Credit Hours Number of Core Faculty Faculty Teaching Load MS 1613 16 100.81 PHD 58 16 3.63 14. Faculty Diversity Faculty Diversity African American Asian 1 8 Hispanic 1 International Two or more Unknown White 6 Total 16 Female 2 Male 14 15. Student Diversity Student-Core Faculty Ratio 0.25 0.25 Student Diversity African American Asian Hispanic International 2 Two or more Unknown 2 White Total 4 Female 1 Male 3 16. Date of Last External Review The program has not been externally reviewed. 17. External Program Accreditation In the United States, the engineering accreditation agency, ABET, does not accredit engineering doctoral programs. The Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s program is ABET-accredited. 18. Student publications/presentations Few students publish or present independently; they primarily do this activity in collaboration with their mentoring professors.