Mechanical Engineering Degree at Indiana University – Purdue University – Fort Wayne (IPFW)

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Mechanical Engineering Degree

The mechanical engineering program at Indiana University – Purdue University – Fort Wayne prepares students for careers in design, implementation, and operation and maintenance of equipment and machinery. The program focuses on applying mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems. Program courses include: stationary power units and appliances, engines, self-propped vehicles, housing and containers, hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement, and integration of computers and remote control operating systems. Get more details below including other Indiana colleges that offer mechanical engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Indiana University – Purdue University – Fort Wayne offers a bachelor's degree program in mechanical engineering.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male25
Female1

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Hispanic1
White24

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Mechanical Engineering program at IPFW, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Engineering Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Fort Wayne, IN
    • Total Employment: 260
    • Average Hourly Rate: $54.14
    • Average Annual Salary: $112,610

Cost Estimators

Description

Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.

Mechanical Engineers

Description

Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, mechanical engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.8% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Fort Wayne, IN
    • Total Employment: 640
    • Average Hourly Rate: $34.13
    • Average Annual Salary: $70,980

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Mechanical Engineering Programs in Indiana

Mechanical Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Indiana Institute of Technology

Fort Wayne, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

Trine University

Angola, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B,M)

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 99 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B,M,D)

Purdue University - North Central Campus

Westville, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 460 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B,M,D)

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B,M)

Purdue University - Calumet Campus

Hammond, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (C,B)

Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology

Terre Haute, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B,M)

Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (A)

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