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Degrees in Mechanical Engineering

Our department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering.

Fast Facts
Fast Facts

  • 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.

Building The Ultimate Drum Machine

Learn about the projects our students design, test and build

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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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