Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering

University’s feedback: Why study Mechanical Engineering at Rutgers?

Are you interested in finding new ways for producing sustainable, clean, and affordable energy; developing innovative technologies for improving health, designing innovative prosthetics, developing the new generation of 3D printers, or building original robots?

Virtually every object around us has passed through the hands of a mechanical engineer, making this field of engineering one of the most broad-based and extending into a wide range of industries, including robotics, energy generation and distribution, advanced manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, naval, materials development, pharmaceuticals and mechanobiology, and much more.

At Rutgers, mechanical engineering is about learning how to conceive new ideas and bring them to life through design and manufacturing.

Students acquire basic principles in design, analysis, and modeling of physical components and processes, while building core knowledge in fluids, thermal, and structures.

Students have access to state-of-the-art equipment in nearly 20 advanced labs and centers to apply their classroom learning in creating designs and conducting experiments.

Internships provide practical professional experience in business and industrial settings.

Students work in teams on culminating senior design projects, putting classroom learning to real-life use.

Visit Mechanical Engineering@Rutgers to learn more.

Our feedback for your shortlisting

Following are the quick facts about the Rutgers:

  • Average SAT – 1230
  • Ranked between 201-250 by QS for Mechanical Engineering
  • Relatively high student-faculty ratio (15:1)
  • Relatively difficult to get in (58.5% acceptance rate)
  • Tuition $29,521

In our shortlisting, we would place Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey as follows:

  1. Affordability, based on tuition and living expenses: 3 (on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the most desirable)
  2. Reputation, based on research, academic strength and ranking: 4 (on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the most desirable)
  3. Outcome, based on career success of alumni: 4 (on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the most desirable)

Depending on your academic, extra-curricular and other aspects of your profile, you could shortlist University of Maryland College Park as your dream university with a chance of getting admission as 25% or less.

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