48 months
15662 USD/year
13426 USD/year
8950 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Mechanical Engineering program at North Dakota State University deals with the broad areas of heat, energy, force and motion, and their effects on a multitude of products.


The Program

The demand for mechanical engineers with a good technical education has been high for many years. The Mechanical Engineering program at North Dakota State University offers an education that enables its graduates to take their places in all facets of the profession. Since inception, the department has graduated approximately 5,000 mechanical engineers who have worked throughout the United States and many other parts of the world. The Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Career Opportunities

Recent graduates have found employment in companies throughout the United States. The average starting salary is approximately $62,000. A sampling of companies hiring NDSU graduates includes: 3M, American Crystal Sugar, Angus Palm, Applied Engineering, Arctic Cat Inc., Black and Veatch, Bobcat, Boeing, Cargill, Caterpillar, Daktronics, Horsch Anderson, Integrity Windows, John Deere, Montana Dakota Utilities, Parker-Hannifin, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Xcel Energy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Communication for Engineers
  • Modeling of Engineering Systems
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Thermodynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


129 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for admission, all applicants should have an educational background in the core curriculum of laboratory science, mathematics, social science, and English
  • A secondary or high school grade point average of at least 2.75 (4.0 scale) or the equivalent in core subjects is recommended
  • The application for admission. A nonrefundable application fee will be collected through your online application upon submission
  • Request that official transcripts be sent directly from your institution to NDSU. If records are not in English, be sure to include a certified English translation
  • Your English test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7831 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    13426 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6713 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4475 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Fargo

870 - 1260 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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