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Mechatronic Engineering

California State University Chico

48 months
17368 USD/year
17368 USD/year
7864 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Mechatronic Engineering program at California State University Chico is a new discipline that combines many of the skills of a mechanical engineer with those of a computer engineer and an electrical engineer. The mechatronic engineering graduate is prepared to design "intelligent" products such as cars that drive themselves, laser printers, self assembling machines and robots.


Program Mission

The Mechatronic Engineering program at California State University Chico has the primary mission of providing a high-quality undergraduate engineering education with

  • A curriculum that is firmly grounded in engineering fundamentals
  • A faculty that provides superior teaching and mentoring both in and out of the classroom
  • A faculty whose focus is undergraduate education
  • Class sizes that encourage student participation
  • Project experiences that build on fundamentals and develop team skills
  • Facilities and equipment that are readily accessible
  • An environment that is conducive to learning and encourages students from different genders and backgrounds

Program Outcomes

Mechatronic Engineering graduates must have:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design experiments to evaluate the performance of a mechatronic system or component with respect to specifications
  • An ability to conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design a mechatronic system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints
  • An ability to function effectively as members of multidisciplinary teams
  • An ability to define engineering problems
  • An ability to solve engineering problems
  •  An understanding of professional ethical responsibility

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Algorithms and Programs for Engineers
  • Logic Design Fundamentals
  • Linear Circuits 
  • Linear Circuits Activity
  • Processor Arch and Assembly Lang Programming
  •  Electronics
  • Computer Interface Circuits
  • Digital Systems Design
  • Graphics
  • Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Generally, applicants will qualify for consideration for first-time freshman admission if they meet the following requirements:

  • Have graduated from high school, have earned a Certificate of General Education Development (GED) or have passed the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE);
  • Have completed with grades of C or better each of the courses in the comprehensive pattern of college preparatory subject requirements also known as the “a-g” pattern (see “Subject Requirements”).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17368 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    17368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17368 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7864 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Chico

1100 - 1600 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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