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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

  • No. 1 Best Value Public University in the West – ranked by U.S. News and World Report. We’re also the only public university in Idaho to be ranked best value by Forbes, Money, and The Princeton Review.
  • 91% Graduate with Jobs or are enrolled in graduate education or military service – Career Outcomes Survey
  • Highest Salary Earnings for early- and mid-career undergraduate degree recipients than any other public university in Idaho – Payscale
  • 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.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty and Grad Students Lead COVID-19 Support Efforts

Downloadable 3D-printable respirator "Vandal Mask" can be made as N95 masks.

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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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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