Degrees in Mechanical Engineering
Our department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering.
- Personalized Attention – Interact directly with faculty through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship and advising. Most faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
- Highest Early- and Mid-Career Salary of any 4-year public institution in Idaho. – PayScale 2019
- 98% Graduate With a Job or are enrolled in additional education – 2016-2018 Career Services Outcomes Survey
Mechanical engineers are effective designers capable of modeling and experimentally verifying a mechanical or thermal system, a component or a process while meeting specified engineering requirements and considering real-world constraints and the impact their solutions have on society.
Become a proficient problem-solver, capable of identifying, formulating and finding solutions to engineering problems by applying your knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
Design, Build, Celebrate
U of I cross-college and campus collaboration brings 150 LED triangles to Vandal Marching Band’s 100th anniversary halftime performance.
Hard Work — An Engineer’s Story
Schellenger Scholarship in Engineering helps make balancing degree and full-time job easier for mechanical engineering senior Titus Hansen.