The University of Idaho’s bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering (M.E.) prepares you for highly rewarding careers on the cutting edge of countless exciting fields ranging from aerospace, computer, automotive, construction and defense to biotechnology, robotics, and energy and thermal systems. Because it’s the broadest of all engineering disciplines, a degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Idaho provides you with both a big-picture perspective of future opportunities as well as the diverse research experiences required to make the most of them. Our mechanical engineering program produces students who have more than a 90 percent pass rate on the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
The Mechanical Engineering undergraduate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: (410) 347-7700.
Mechanical engineering students at Idaho have the unique opportunity to participate in the senior capstone design experience, an innovative program that enhances workplace skills and professionalism, creating graduates that are highly valued and recruited by employers. Mechanical engineering alumni have become CEOs, entrepreneurs, astronauts, faculty, physicians, and patent attorneys.
Idaho's legacy in mechanical engineering started 106 years ago and continues to produce some of the world's most innovative leaders. Its strong curriculum and hands-on learning will equip you with the tools you'll need to take your career to the next level, whether it be in the workforce or with an advanced degree.