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Degrees in Mechanical Engineering

Our department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering.

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.

Fast Facts
Fast Facts

  • Idaho’s Best Value College – the only public college in Idaho to be ranked a best value college by Forbes, Money, U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.
  • Highest Mid-Career Salary Earnings of any 4-year public college in Idaho – Payscale
  • 98% Graduate with a Job or are enrolled in graduate education – Career Outcomes Survey
  • Personalized Attention from nationally and internationally recognized faculty and staff through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship, advising and research collaboration. Most faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.

Design, Build, Celebrate

U of I cross-college and campus collaboration brings 150 LED triangles to Vandal Marching Band’s 100th anniversary halftime performance.

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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.

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Contact Us

Engineering Physics Building Rm. 324K

Mailing Address:

Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902

Phone: 208-885-6579

Fax: 208-885-9031

Email: medept@uidaho.edu