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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Boston, MA, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program at Wentworth Institute of Technology balances theory with the simulation and laboratory exercises students need to model, analyze, design and realize physical systems, components and processes. 
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Key elements of this Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program offered by Wentworth Institute of Technology include a curriculum with open-ended team-based design problems including interdisciplinary collaborations. The cornerstone of a Wentworth education is hands-on experience, which means students spend a great deal of time working in our state-of-the-art laboratories. The strength of the program culminates in its laboratory-based curriculum coupled with two cooperative work experiences to foster a state-of-the-art learning environment. Students gain the educational background necessary to pursue a professional career, including professional license registration and advanced degrees.

The Mechanical Engineering program integrates applied engineering design and extensive use of industry relevant software with a faculty committed to a curriculum that parallels industrial challenges and changes. Students use computers and test equipment extensively to verify and develop principles of engineering in diverse areas such as statistics, thermodynamics, material science, data acquisition, structural analysis, and machine design. The curriculum provides students with a balanced foundation of mathematics, science, engineering principles, and incorporates the humanities and social sciences.

Program Educational Objectives

The long term objectives of the program are to ensure graduates succeed in their chosen field through the following:

  • Contribute significantly in the design and development of complex systems within the field of engineering.
  • Work effectively as members of multidisciplinary teams that analyze data critically, synthesize information and implement ethical solutions for the betterment of society.
  • Prepare and present technical information professionally to various audiences.
  • Further their education either through directed or independent studies to advance them personally and professionally.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering Calculus
  • English Sequence
  • Fundamentals of CAD & CAM

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Application Form
  • $50 application fee
  • Written Personal Statement
  • A Copy of Your Passport
  • Optional – SAT and/or ACT Scores
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts of Secondary Education
  • English Proficiency
  • Declaration and Certification of Finances: International applicants must complete the Financial Information Form and document their ability to meet all educational and personal expenses. (Form I-20)
  • Declaration and Certification of Finances (required if you will need an immigration document from Wentworth): Students must provide proof of funding for at least the equivalent to USD $65,190 for residential students and USD $66,518 for commuter students. The U.S. Consulate will require the same documentation, we suggest you obtain two (2) original letters, one for your records and one for us. We will not accept photocopies or faxes of financial documentation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1128 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1128 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1128 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1128 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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