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 (2015)

 Graduates
Male17
Female0

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Hispanic2
White12
Non Resident Alien2
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

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

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Description

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

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, architectural and engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Fort Wayne, IN
    • Total Employment: 280
    • Average Hourly Rate: $55.56
    • Average Annual Salary: $115570

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.

Aerospace Engineers

Description

Perform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, mechanical engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Fort Wayne, IN
    • Total Employment: 620
    • Average Hourly Rate: $35.67
    • Average Annual Salary: $74190

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
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

Trine University

Angola, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 28 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
  • 120 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
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 600 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
  • 150 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
  • 35 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
  • 130 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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