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DEGREE Mechanical Engineering, BS

Major in mechanical engineering

As a mechanical engineering major, you’ll learn about manufacturing processes, energy generation and use, and how to design mechanical equipment and systems. But you’ll also have the opportunity to specialize in areas as wide-ranging as robotics, biomedical engineering, product design, computational mechanics, and many other areas. And the great thing about your education is that you’ll be able to apply it in virtually any field.

At a glance

Mechanical engineering department

US Dollars15.5MMillion
average annual research funding
10
undergraduate ranking among public universities
7
graduate ranking among public universities

Program and Degree Information

View the Undergraduate Guide for information on requirements, four-year plans and more.

Mechanical engineering news

From classrooms to major research to recognition for a lifetime of service, our students and faculty are proud of their accomplishments and collaborations. These stories are just a few of the many achievements made by Badger mechanical engineers.

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