Undergraduate Education

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A degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota prepares students for rewarding careers in industry and for graduate work — with a 98.3% placement rate.

When you study mechanical engineering, a strong background in mathematics, physics and chemistry is balanced with courses in engineering science and applied engineering. The department offers several elective and cross-disciplinary programs that provide further in-depth study in designated areas of the profession. These include: system design and control; manufacturing engineering; computer-aided design; thermodynamics and heat transfer; environmental engineering; power and propulsion; materials engineering; bioengineering; and mechanical-electrical engineering.

The Mechanical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
See more about the ME Program's Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes.

Questions? Contact the undergraduate program: meundergrad@umn.edu

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Mechanical engineering helps you get ahead. ME undergraduate student and Minnesota Hockey player Emily Brown says her studies have given her "an unfair advantage" on the ice.


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