Mechanical Engineering Accreditation

The Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mechanical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Graduates will:

  • Meet or exceed the expectations of employers of mechanical engineers
  • Continue their professional development by pursuing advanced study if qualified and desired
  • Continue their professional development by pursuing leadership roles in their profession and/or communities

Mechanical Engineering Student Outcomes

By the time our graduates complete the mechanical engineering program, they will have successfully demonstrated the following:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Mechanical Enrollment and Graduation Data

Undergraduate enrollment

 

Fall 2016

Fall 2017

Fall 2018

Fall 2019

Fall 2020

Fall 2021

Fall 2022

ME Total

671

586

542

502

498

485

499


Undergraduate graduation

 

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

2021-2022

ME Total

87

93

97

102

75

78

71