Mechanical Engineering Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Mechanical Engineering Degree

The mechanical engineering program at Southern University and A&M College 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 Louisiana 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. Southern University and A&M College offers a bachelor's degree program in mechanical engineering.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male19
Female3

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black19
Hispanic1
White1

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

Students who have completed the Mechanical Engineering program at Southern University and A&M College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 370
    • Average Hourly Rate: $75.24
    • Average Annual Salary: $156500

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

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 620
    • Average Hourly Rate: $51.86
    • Average Annual Salary: $107860

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 Louisiana

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,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B,M,D)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Mechanical Engineering (B)

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2790

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
24:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,261