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University of Pennsylvania MS in Mechanical Engineering

53 Master's Degrees Awarded
$84,653 Average Salary

The main focus area for this major is General Mechanical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Mechanical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at University of Pennsylvania. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in ME, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in ME from UPenn Cost?

$41,760 Average Tuition and Fees

UPenn Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at UPenn paid an average of $0 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $37,678 $37,678
Fees $4,082 $4,082

How Much Can You Make With a MS in ME From UPenn?

$84,653 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

ME who receive their master’s degree from UPenn make an average of $84,653 a year during the early days of their career. That is 7% higher than the national average of $79,252.


Does UPenn Offer an Online MS in ME?

UPenn does not offer an online option for its ME master’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UPenn Online Learning page.

UPenn Master’s Student Diversity for ME

53 Master's Degrees Awarded
20.8% Women
15.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 53 master’s degrees in ME handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 20.8% of the students who received their MS in ME in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 17.2%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 15.1% of the ME master’s degrees at UPenn in 2019-2020. This is lower than the nationwide number of 17%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 10
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

MS in ME Focus Areas at UPenn

Mechanical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Mechanical Engineering 53

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to mechanical engineering.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering 28
Chemical Engineering 32
Electrical Engineering 90
Materials Engineering 49
Systems Engineering 42

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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