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Undergraduate Program

Our undergraduate program is 34th in the US in Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degrees awarded and eighth in enrollment. We have been in the top 27 in BSME degrees awarded for 36 consecutive years. Source: 2018 American Society for Engineering Education.

Graduate Program

Our graduate program is ranked 58th nationally among the 181 (top 32 percent) doctoral granting Mechanical Engineering Departments in the US by the 2020 US News & World Report: America's Best Graduate School (ranked in 2019).

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Faculty Positions

Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. We actively support dual career partners to retain a quality workforce.

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    ranked in best programs for vets nationwide (College Factual)
  • 95%
    undergraduate placement 2017-18
  • 58th
    ranked in the nation for graduate programs in mechanical engineering (US News & World Report)
  • 16th
    ranked in the nation among public institutions for total NSF research expenditures