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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #501 (ARWU) Bozeman, MT, United States
The specific mission of the undergraduate Mechanical Engineering (ME) program is to prepare students for successful mechanical engineering careers, responsible citizenship, and continued intellectual growth. 
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The goal of the program is to produce graduates strong in fundamentals, applications, design, communication, and professional responsibility. 

Mechanical Engineering graduates will:

  • Undertake professional careers
  • Solve problems using engineering skills and methods
  • Regularly communicate using modern tools
  • Work productively in a team environment
  • Acquire new knowledge and skills

The undergraduate Mechanical Engineering program is principally oriented toward career preparation, providing students with the engineering and technical education appropriate to the challenges presented by today's technologically complex and difficult problems. The coursework in mechanical engineering provides four years of study in mathematics, basic sciences, university core subjects, and engineering topics. The overall curriculum provides an integrated educational experience directed toward the development of an ability to apply pertinent knowledge to the identification and solution of practical problems in mechanical engineering.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Knowledge and Community
  • Calculus I
  • Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Graphics Communications
  • Physics I
  • College Chemistry
  • College Writing
  • Calculus II
  • Physics II

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Graduation from a high school accredited by the state accrediting agency or a passing score on an approved high school equivalency exam such as HiSET or GED, for example. Students who complete their secondary education through home schooling or at unaccredited secondary schools may be admitted as long as they have satisfactorily performed on the ACT or the SAT tests.

MSU Academic Requirements:

  • A 2.5 cumulative grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale)
  • ACT Enhanced Composite score of 22, OR
  • SAT Combined Critical Reading/Mathematics/Writing score of 1540
  • Rank in the upper half of the graduating class

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33390 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bozeman

  • 1099 - 2280 USD/month
    Living Costs

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