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Manufacturing Engineering, BSE

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Dearborn Heights, MI, United States
We’re driving innovation on the factory floors of the 21st century. Manufacturing engineers don’t just create new ways of producing things. At the Manufacturing Engineering program of University of Michigan-Dearborn we work collaboratively with designers to ensure the next big idea in manufacturing will be sound and feasible once it debuts on the factory floor.
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Since so much of today’s manufacturing is computer-aided, the Manufacturing Engineering program of University of Michigan-Dearborn includes course work in programming, hardware controls, integrated factory environments and computer-based technologies. And you’ll also cover the core disciplines, with advanced studies in lean manufacturing systems, manufacturing processes, assembly, product engineering and quality control.

Plus, as part of your capstone senior project, you’ll get a chance to design a manufacturing system for a real product — tackling all the cost, feasibility, safety and ethics challenges along the way.

What Will I Learn?

  • Ability to design manufacturing processes that result in products that meet specific material and other requirements
  • Ability to design products and the equipment, tooling, and environment necessary for their manufacturing
  • Ability to create a competitive advantage through manufacturing planning
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize, and control manufacturing operations using statistical methods
  • Gain manufacturing laboratory or facility experience and be able to measure manufacturing process variables and develop inferences about the process

Plan for Life After Graduation

Manufacturing engineers work for a variety of engineering industries, including automotive, aerospace, semiconductor, medical devices, and defense.

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:

  • Engineering Computer Graphics
  • Calculus
  • Principles of Engineering Materials
  • Thermodynamics
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Manufacturing Processes

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Submitted online application
  • Official high school academic documents
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12240 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12240 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5928 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dearborn Heights

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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