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MS in Aerospace Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Overview

While maintaining a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 to continue in the AE Graduate Program at the University of Illinois, all students are required to work in research laboratories to receive training in general lab safety. For proper maintenance of this rule several courses have been made mandatory. 

Core Research Areas: The core research areas are as follows:

  • Aeroacoustics
  • Aeroelasticity
  • Aerospace materials
  • Aerospace structures
  • Aerospace systems design and simulation
  • Applied aerodynamics
  • Astrodynamics
  • Combustion and propulsion
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Controls, dynamical systems and estimation
  • Experimental fluid mechanics
  • Flow control
  • Hypersonics
  • Laser and optical diagnostics
  • Nanosatellites
  • Space systems
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles

Core Courses: Some of the courses that are taken by the students in this program are as follows:

  • Aerospace Flight Mechanics
  • Special Topics
  • Incompressible Flow
  • Compressible Flow
  • Mechs of Aerospace Structures
  • Applied Aerospace Structures
  • Aerospace Dynamical Systems
  • Aerospace Control Systems
  • Aerospace Numerical Methods

Program Rank

Details

$36,150

Annual Tuition Fee*

24 Months

Course Duration

32

Course Credits

On Campus

Delivery Medium

Course Link

Tuition Link

Admissions

$90

Application Fee

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Application Link

Application Deadline

01/12/2021

Spring

01/01/2022

Fall Financial Aid

01/07/2022

Fall

Pre-Requisities

Documents

Online application, Three letter of recommendation, Application fee $90, resume and statement of purpose, transcripts

Min English Scores

TOEFL

103

IELTS

7

Academic Pre-Requisites

A prospective student must be prepared with the following documents/prerequisites before applying to the University:

  • Online application including resume and statement of purpose
  • Scanned versions of your transcripts and certificates of degree or diplomas
  • Three letters of reference
  • Official GRE scores for general test from ETS.
  • An Official TOEFL score
  • The Certification of Declaration of Finances form and funding documents

Standardized Tests: Following are some tests in which you should qualify with the minimum marks, at least:

  • GRE test scores
  • TOEFL/IELTS test scores: 103/ 7

Students

78

Yocketers have applied

49

Yocketers got admits

120

Yocketers are interested

Average Profile of Admits

319

GRE

103

TOEFL

8

IELTS

Tavish Pattanayak

Admit

Aerospace Engineering
  • fall 2021

Punit

Admit

Aerospace Engineering
  • fall 2021

Ragav

Admit

Aerospace Engineering
  • fall 2021

Abishek Srinivasan

Admit

Aerospace Engineering
  • fall 2021

Saksham Bhatia

Admit

Aerospace Engineering
  • fall 2021

Opportunities

Following are the job prospects that may come your way after the completion of the course:

  • Commercial Aerospace Engineer
  • Spacecraft Designer
  • Engineering, Science and Data Processing Manager
  • Inspectors and Compliance Officers
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Drafter
  • Salary Expectations for Aerospace Engineer

Below are the Companies that hire graduates of aerospace engineering:

  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Airbus
  • General Dynamics
  • Northrop Grumman
  • SpaceX, etc.

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