The Mechanical Engineering program will be nationally and internationally recognized for outstanding education and research.
- Provide students with a broad mechanical engineering education.
- Help advance the mechanical engineering profession.
- Contribute towards the economical development of the State of Kansas.
- Satisfy constituency needs for graduates to be successful mechanical engineers with emphasis on Sustainability and Globalization.
- Develop skills to pursue life-long learning..
- Achieve competence in solving real world problems in a diverse work environment.
The WSU Mechanical Engineering Program requires students to attain:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
- An ability to function on a multidisciplinary team.
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
- Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- An ability to communicate effectively.
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and social context.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
- A knowledge of contemporary issues.
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Student Enrollment and Graduation Data
Six Year Graduation Rate (based on 2008 cohort): 35.4%
Enrollment for Undergraduate (Fall 2013): 510