Best Colleges for Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers are tasked with taking something from an idea to a product that is functional, durable, and aesthetically pleasing. To accomplish this monumental task, students must become well-versed in physics, engineering, and materials science, and attending an elite undergraduate institution will give you an edge in both knowledge acquisition and in the subsequent career-launching phase. The schools on our best colleges for mechanical engineering list all offer undergraduates access to laboratories stocked with the latest technologies, opportunities to participate in research, and array of real-world experiences that will prepare students for a competitive job market.

Click the links below for more information about each college's program. Click here to read our methodology.

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