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Most Popular Schools for Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician Degree Program & Major

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in the design and development phases of a wide variety of projects involving mechanical systems. Includes instruction in principles of mechanics, applications to specific engineering systems, design testing procedures, prototype and operational testing and inspection procedures, manufacturing system-testing procedures, test equipment operation and maintenance, and report preparation.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Purdue University-Main Campus 130 1% $23,242
2 Wentworth Institute of Technology 94 10% $46,750
3 Rochester Institute of Technology 88 2% $47,627
4 University of Houston 82 1% $22,463
5 University of Akron Main Campus 80 2% $23,956
6 Southern Polytechnic State University 76 7% $18,862
7 Ferris State University 73 2% $21,878
8 Arizona State University-Polytechnic 63 7% $23,981
9 Los Angeles Trade Technical College 61 4% $2,931
10 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College 59 5% $30,840
11 Pitt Community College 58 4% $3,179
12 Farmingdale State College 52 3% $22,185
13 SUNY College of Technology at Alfred 51 5% $23,239
14 New England Institute of Technology 51 4% $22,820
15 Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne 50 2% $23,481
16 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus 47 1% $21,842
17 University of Toledo 42 1% $24,109
18 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 41 1% $19,080
19 Santiago Canyon College 39 1% $2,852
20 Central Carolina Community College 39 3% $3,876
21 Texas State Technical College-Waco 38 3% $12,441
22 NHTI-Concord's Community College 38 5% $20,870
23 CUNY New York City College of Technology 38 2% $7,317
24 University of Dayton 38 2% $49,540
25 Georgia Southern University 36 1% $22,269
26 Metropolitan State University of Denver 33 1% $7,408
27 Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Guayama 33 18% $2,905
28 Midlands Technical College 32 2% $5,468
29 Cape Fear Community College 32 2% $3,725
30 SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome 31 5% $23,065
31 University of Maine 31 2% $23,712
32 Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute 30 4% $3,564
33 University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown 30 7% $26,262
34 Los Medanos College 30 2% $3,008
35 Montana State University 28 1% $19,452
36 Sacramento City College 28 1% $2,760
37 Universidad Del Turabo 28 1% $7,086
38 University of North Texas 26 0% $20,232
39 Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Manati 26 12% $2,925
40 Vermont Technical College 25 4% $24,282
41 Pittsburg State University 24 2% $17,296
42 Onondaga Community College 24 2% $17,564
43 Oregon Institute of Technology 23 3% $21,163
44 Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg 23 1% $7,023
45 Buffalo State SUNY 23 1% $21,493
46 Ivy Tech Community College 23 0% $4,695
47 Weber State University 22 0% $19,242
48 Hudson Valley Community College 22 1% $5,934
49 College of Lake County 22 0% $4,704
50 Portland Community College 21 0% $5,098
51 Columbus State Community College 21 0% $5,154
52 Central Michigan University 21 0% $22,004
53 Michigan Technological University 21 1% $26,375
54 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College 21 1% $5,509
55 Milwaukee School of Engineering 20 3% $46,220
56 Monroe Community College 19 1% $16,274
57 Miami University-Oxford 19 0% $29,701
58 Central Washington University 19 1% $22,785
59 College of the Sequoias 18 1% $2,962
60 Kent State University at Tuscarawas 18 7% $6,954
61 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology 18 5% $43,726
62 Central Connecticut State University 17 1% $23,197
63 University of Arkansas at Little Rock 17 1% $23,191
64 County College of Morris 17 1% $5,385
65 Wayne State University 16 0% $23,586
66 Central Piedmont Community College 16 1% $4,061
67 Wayne Community College 16 2% $3,940
68 Eastern Michigan University 16 0% $20,756
69 Pensacola State College 16 1% $4,604
70 Bluefield State College 16 5% $7,164
71 York Technical College 15 2% $5,745
72 Springfield Technical Community College 15 1% $6,306
73 Youngstown State University 14 1% $20,343
74 Terra State Community College 14 4% $5,644
75 Eastern Washington University 14 1% $21,626
76 Forsyth Technical Community College 13 1% $2,987
77 Kalamazoo Valley Community College 13 1% $4,078
78 Northeastern University 13 0% $58,096
79 Middlesex County College 13 1% $5,050
80 Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington 13 2% $4,980
81 Northwestern University 13 0% $63,193
82 San Jose City College 12 1% $3,034
83 Guilford Technical Community College 12 1% $3,580
84 Lehigh Carbon Community College 12 1% $5,450
85 LeTourneau University 12 2% $38,775
86 Pennsylvania College of Technology 12 1% $30,193
87 Northern Michigan University 12 1% $20,273
88 Moraine Valley Community College 12 0% $5,394
89 Cuyahoga Community College District 12 0% $4,736
90 El Paso Community College 11 0% $3,120
91 CUNY Queensborough Community College 10 1% $5,788
92 Piedmont Technical College 10 1% $5,000
93 North Central State College 10 2% $5,011
94 Bellingham Technical College 10 1% $5,717
95 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois 10 8% $15,050
96 South Carolina State University 9 1% $26,244
97 Mitchell Community College 9 2% $3,491
98 Wake Technical Community College 9 0% $4,335
99 Catawba Valley Community College 9 1% $3,935
100 Fairmont State University 9 1% $17,310

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.