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Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #24 (WUR) Evanston, IL, United States
The Mechanical Engineering program of Northwestern University starts with the innovative, integrated Engineering First® curriculum, which gives students a solid preparation in math, science, and engineering basics. It also provides students with hands-on experience working with real clients to design products and systems that solve authentic problems. 
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Overview

The Mechanical Engineering program of Northwestern University includes fundamental mechanical engineering subjects are studied, such as dynamics, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, and thermodynamics, leading to cutting-edge courses such as computer-aided manufacturing, robotics, micromechanical systems, and energy principles.

Program highlights

Throughout the curriculum, design courses, laboratory courses, and project courses allow students to acquire a taste for the complex task of designing, analyzing, and building a device. Supporting courses in allied fields of science and engineering broaden the student’s technical proficiency, while elective courses in social sciences, fine arts, history, and philosophy broaden the student’s background.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Analysis and Computer Proficiency
  • Basic Sciences
  • Design and Communications
  • Basic Engineering
  • Social Sciences / Humanities

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Official secondary school transcript and school report
  • Counselor recommendation
  • At least one teacher recommendation
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (ONLY required for international applicants whose first language is not English or whose schooling has not been in English)
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $75 or application fee waiver
  • Early Decision Agreement (ONLY Early Decision applicants)
  • Midyear transcript
  • Music audition (ONLY School of Music applicants)
  • Required for homeschooled applicants ONLY: 3 SAT subject tests 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56232 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56232 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evanston

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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