B.S. Mechanical Engineering

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

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Locations

Moscow

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Studying Modern Machines

Mechanical engineering plays an important role in nearly every industry, and in this program you will learn how to apply math, science and engineering skills to research, design, develop and test devices and processes that solve problems. Students have opportunities to put their skills into real-world practice.

Fast Facts

  • Students partner with industry to solve real-world problems, enhancing their experience and gaining valuable skills for their futures.
  • High job placement of graduates starting at $55-60K/year.
  • Faculty have received national recognition for their research.
  • Graduate and undergraduate students partner with faculty on cutting edge research.
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Aerospace Products and Parts Manufacturing
  • Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
  • Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
  • Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
  • Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Salary

$52,000
to
$122,000

Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Degrees
Degree
Degree Prep You may be interested in a degree in Mechanical Engineering if:
  • you have a solid background in both math and science.
  • you enjoy hands-on laboratory work.
  • you are interested in taking new ideas from conception to physical completion.
  • you have a strong work ethic and work well in a team.

To prepare for the program, hone your knowledge with high school courses in algebra, calculus, physics and chemistry.
Degree Roadmap Click below to download a PDF of requirements:

For the latest information on all available Mechanical Engineering courses, view our Course Catalog.
Financial
Financial
Scholarships The College of Engineering provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $820,000. For information on specific scholarships, feel free to meet with a a representative from the College of Engineering's Student Services team.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning Undergraduate hands-on learning and research opportunities in the laboratory, field, and classroom are plentiful. U-Idaho’s engineering senior capstone design program is ranked one of the best in the nation by the National Academy of Engineers. Students get opportunities to solve real-world engineering problems sponsored by industry partners, as well as to showcase their work in the annual Engineering Design EXPO.