Industrial Engineering

Supported Degree Objectives

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

Required Supporting Documents

English Proficiency Requirements

  • The following English proficiency minimum scores are required by this program for the tests listed below. To view additional English proficiency options accepted by this program and the Graduate School, visit the English Proficiency Requirements page.

TOEFL: Internet-Based Test (IBT): Minimum Overall Required Score: 90
Minimum section requirements:

  • Reading: 19
  • Listening: 14
  • Speaking: 18
  • Writing: 18

TOEFL: Essentials: Minimum Overall Required Score: 9.5
Minimum section requirements:

  • Reading: 8
  • Listening: 8
  • Speaking: 8
  • Writing: 8
Master's Degree Program Requirements
  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average (recommended): 3.4/4.0 or equivalent

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements

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

Application Deadlines

  • Residential

  • Fall Spring Summer
    December 1* September 1 No Entry PhD and Master's Thesis
    January 5 September 1 No Entry Master's Non Thesis
    June 1 October 1 No Entry Professional Masters - International
    July 5 November 5 No Entry Professional master's - U.S. Citizen & Permanent Residents

  • Online

    Fall Spring Summer
    July 5 November 5 No Entry Master's

Program Contact Information

Additional Information

  • 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. To be reviewed for funding, you must apply by December 1 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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