48 months
27540 USD/year
27540 USD/year
8304 USD/year
Tuition fee
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In this Mechanical Engineering program from University of Idaho, you will learn how to apply math, science and engineering skills to research, design, develop and test devices and processes that solve problems. You might explore how to build a machine to perform a certain task, develop a better way to manufacture a product, create a more reliable system for generating power, and much more.

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As the broadest field of engineering, mechanical engineering plays an important role in nearly every industry, from aerospace and automotive, to energy and manufacturing, to robotics and biotechnology.

Students in this program have excellent opportunities to put their skills into real-world practice. For example, you could help re-engineer a snowmobile to be more environmentally friendly or build a new hybrid race car.

Degree Fit

This Mechanical Engineering program from University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Are naturally curious about how things work
  • Enjoy math and science
  • Like to tinker and build things
  • Are a creative problem solver
  • Want broad career opportunities

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Mechanical engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Test engineer
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Product engineer

Programme Structure

Degrees from the College of Engineering are Cooperative Education (Co-op) Program eligible.

Courses include:

  • Calculus
  • College Writing and Rhetoric
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking 
  • American Diversity 
  • Mechanical Design Analysis
  • Elements of Materials Science
  • Linear Algebra

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A 2.5 on a 4.0 Grade Point Average scale is required from your secondary school. You must meet criteria for admission to university-level study in your home country.
  • Transfer Student: If you have completed at least 14 transferable semester credits, you will need 2.0 GPA from your previous institution. If you're transferring to the College of Engineering, you will need a 2.8 GPA. Other departments may have additional requirements. If you have completed fewer than 14 transferable credits, you must meet the first-year student requirements in addition to the transfer student requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27540 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27540 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8304 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 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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