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University of Michigan Grad school opportunities

Our College of Engineering continues to be ranked in the top 10 nationally in virtually all engineering disciplines and our Ph.D. programs are fully funded.  This means all admitted Ph.D. students receive a guarantee of five full years of funding in their admissions offer letter (tuition, fees, health insurance, monthly living stipend, etc.).  Students can apply for our Ph.D. programs directly after the completion of their bachelor’s degree.  Here is a quick snapshot of our Ph.D. and Masters degree programs along with their areas of specialization:

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To encourage you to consider Michigan Engineering, we can provide several opportunities for junior and senior level students:

  1. Engineering Graduate Symposium (junior and senior prospective students)
    Friday, November 2, 2012

Travel Grants are available for prospective Ph.D. students.  All costs are paid including flights, hotels and meals to see Ann Arbor, MI.


  1. 2.       Engineering Department Visits (senior applicants)

February and March, 2013

Selected Ph.D.  Applicants for the fall 2013 term are invited to campus to meet with faculty, tour departments and labs, mingle with current graduate engineering students and experience campus life in Ann Arbor.  Many of the students who visit are admitted and enroll in our Ph.D. engineering programs.  All associated costs are covered (flights, hotels, meals, etc.).


  1. Engineering Summer Research Opportunity Program (junior prospective students)

May 28 to July 27, 2013

Students who participate in engineering summer research with faculty mentors at University of Michigan receive guaranteed five year Ph.D. fellowships, $4,000 summer stipend, on-campus housing, some meals, transportation allowance for flights or mileage, GRE test prep course, etc.

We hope you will accept our invitation to consider Michigan for your engineering Ph.D. program.

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