Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

While all undergraduates in the Department of Mechanical Engineering learn the foundational science in each of the areas below, students in their junior year can choose an official concentration that will appear on their transcript:

  • Dynamics and Controls (e.g. autonomous vehicles, robotics and mechatronics)
  • Mechanics and Materials (e.g., structures, machinery, manufacturing, biomechanics, deformation and stress analysis)
  • Thermal Fluids Systems (e.g., solar power, energy, piping systems, fuel cells)

More information about the Mechanical Engineering program:

CURRICULUM
MINORS
SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECTS
STUDENT GROUPS
ABET ACCREDITATION

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Career Outlook: Mechanical Engineers (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

The National Association of Colleges and Employers lists Mechanical Engineering majors among the top five most in demand by employers (2017). According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

2016 Median Pay

$84,190 per year

Job Outlook, 2016-26

9%

Employment Change, 2016-26

23,500

In 2017, 13.3% of Villanova Mechanical Engineering graduates chose to continue their education. Those who entered the job market earned an average starting salary of $62,978.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Amy Fleischer, PhD

Chair
Dr. Amy Fleischer, Professor
Phone: 610-519-4996