Industrial Engineering

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • MS in Industrial Engineering (MSIE)

Required Supporting Documents


English Proficiency Requirements


Master's Degree Program Requirements
  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average (recommended): 3.2/4.0 or equivalent

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Master's Degree Completion (recommended) with Grade Point Average: 3.4/4.0 or equivalent 

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    December 15* September 1 No Entry PhD and Master's thesis (priority consideration for funding support)
    January 5 September 1 No Entry Master's Non Thesis, PhD Thesis, and Master's Thesis
    June 1 October 1 No Entry Professional Master’s – International
    July 5 November 5 No Entry Professional Master’s – U.S. Citizen & Permanent Residents
    July 5 November 5 No Entry Online Master’s

    *December 15 is the deadline for priority consideration for financial support. January 5 is the final deadline for fall admission
    Fall
    December 15* PhD and Master's thesis (priority consideration for funding support)
    January 5 Master's Non Thesis, PhD Thesis, and Master's Thesis
    June 1 Professional Master’s – International
    July 5 Professional Master’s – U.S. Citizen & Permanent Residents
    July 5 Online Master’s
    Spring
    September 1 PhD and Master's thesis (priority consideration for funding support)
    September 1 Master's Non Thesis, PhD Thesis, and Master's Thesis
    October 1 Professional Master’s – International
    November 5 Professional Master’s – U.S. Citizen & Permanent Residents
    November 5 Online Master’s
    Summer
    No Entry PhD and Master's thesis (priority consideration for funding support)
    No Entry Master's Non Thesis, PhD Thesis, and Master's Thesis
    No Entry Professional Master’s – International
    No Entry Professional Master’s – U.S. Citizen & Permanent Residents
    No Entry Online Master’s

    *December 15 is the deadline for priority consideration for financial support. January 5 is the final deadline for fall admission

Program Contact Information


Additional Information


  • December 15 is the deadline for priority consideration for financial support. January 5 is the final deadline for fall admission.
  • Multi-year fellowships, teaching assistantships, and research assistantships are available on a competitive basis, with higher priority given to top PhD applicants who have demonstrated research ability through publication and/or a Master's thesis. The funding review applies to December 15 for the fall semester and September 1 for the spring semester.
  • PhD and Master’s with thesis applicants should complete the faculty preferences information on their application.
  • Only professional master’s applicants should select “Professional Master’s” in the Area of Interest on their application. All other degree objectives must leave the “Area of Interest” question blank.
  • Professional Master’s Program is available for on campus students only and ineligible for Purdue University funded assistantships or other appointments that grant waivers of tuition and/or academic fees anywhere on campus.
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