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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fort Wayne, IN, United States
Mechanical engineering is a broad technical discipline, covering the design, development, analysis, control and testing of machines for converting energy from one form to another to perform useful work. Purdue University Fort Wayne offers a four-year mechanical engineering undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.
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Overview

Areas of specialization include engineering mechanics (solid mechanics, machine dynamics and mechanical design), energy systems (thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer), manufacturing (materials selection and materials processing), and computer-aided engineering (solid modeling and finite element analysis).

Our students, while drawn from diverse backgrounds, are all extremely able and committed to learning. Purdue Fort Wayne delivers an exceptional educational experience to engineering students, encouraging collaboration and teamwork throughout the curriculum.

Objectives:

As a framework for the continuous improvement policy, the Mechanical Engineering program has adopted a set of programs objectives that describe the anticipated accomplishments of our graduates within a few years after graduation.

The Mechanical Engineering program educational objectives are to produce graduates who:

  • Function and communicate effectively both as individuals and in multidisciplinary teams to solve technical problems.
  • Advance professionally to roles of greater mechanical engineering responsibilities and/or by transitioning into leadership positions in business, government, and/or education.
  • Participate in life-long learning through the successful completion of advanced degree(s), professional development, and/or engineering certification(s)/licensure.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to community by applying technical skills and knowledge to support various service activities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students outside of United States:

    • Fall - May 1
    • Spring - December 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Fundamentals
  • Elementary Linear Algebra
  • Differential Equations
  • Multivariate Calculus
  • Heat, Electricity, and Optics
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Solid Modeling
  • Thermodynamics
  • Statics
  • Dynamics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Measurements and Instrumentation 
  • Thermodynamics
  • Material Science and Engineering
  • Mechanics and Materials Laboratory
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • Heat Transfer 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • High school GPA
  • Successful completion of a Core 40 diploma (for Indiana residents) or a strong college-prep curriculum
  • SAT or ACT exam scores
  • Advanced Placement (AP) exam scores, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10143 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10143 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4224 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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