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Graduate Program

The Purdue University School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is among the top aerospace engineering programs in the nation and is 6th in the last US News and World Report rankings of aerospace graduate programs.

We offer the following degree programs:

Degree requirement guide

Research areas include:

During Fall 2016, we had a total of 528 students with 188 in the PhD program. During the 2015-2016 academic year, the School graduated 94 MS and 31 PhD students. We have had many distinguished alumni pass through our doors. The School began offering non-thesis MS AAE degrees in the fall of 2006 to off-campus students via Purdue's Engineering Professional Education Program; see AAE's Distance Graduate Education Program for more information.

Points of Contact

Prof. Wayne Chen
Professor and Associate Head of AAE Graduate Program
Armstrong Hall 3323
(765) 494-1788
Morgan Delaney
Graduate Program Coordinator
Armstrong Hall 3307
(765) 496-6414
(Contact for questions about registration, graduation and plans of study.)
Xiaomin Qian
Graduate Program Coordinator
Armstrong Hall 3305
(765) 494-5152
(Contact for questions about applications, admissions and funding.)