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Mechanical Engineering 

Do you enjoy learning how things work? Are you good at physics?

Scranton's Mechanical Engineering major might be the perfect fit for you! 

Mechanical engineering is the application of engineering, physics and materials science principles to the design, production and operation of mechanical systems. 

Our rigorous curriculum provides a strong foundation for a number of career paths, while offering space and flexibility for you to further tailor your degree to suit a wide array of specializations.

Mechanical engineers work in a wide array of fields including automotive and aerospace industries, manufacturing, electronics, mechatronics and nanotechnologies.

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Why choose Scranton for your BS in Mechanical Engineering?

  • We have a brand new mechanical engineering suite featuring three laboratories, a machine shop, computer lab, student lounge, and faculty offices.
  • Small class sizes and extensive hands-on learning in state-of-the-art settings  
  • 97% of incoming students receive some form of financial aid through scholarships and need-based grants.

Career Outlook

  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the annual median pay for mechanical engineers in 2021 was $95,300.
  • Career opportunities are expected to be good as job growth is projected to continue through the next decade.

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"Coming to The University of Scranton was the best decision I ever made! I know I'll always look back on college and remember I was at home in Scranton."

Kelly Nee '23