University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate Education

A Bachelor's of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota prepares students for rewarding careers in industry and for graduate work. 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,

Throughout the year, students also participate in collegiate, national and international competitions that provide real-life experience in research, development, and design. Check out the Student Groups web page for information about the Solar Vehicle Project, Gopher Motorsports Formula Car competitions, the She is ME student group, and other extracurricular activities.


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