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Mechanical Engineering at Temple University

If you are interested in studying mechanical engineering, you may want to check out the program at Temple University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Temple is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 37,236. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 104 students received a bachelor's degree in ME from Temple.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Mechanical Engineering section at the bottom of this page.

Temple Mechanical Engineering Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ME
  • Master’s Degree in ME

Temple Mechanical Engineering Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks ME programs across the country. The following shows how Temple performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The ME major at Temple is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Mechanical Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Mechanical Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools 143
Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools 189

In 2021, 6 students received their master’s degree in ME from Temple. This makes it the #190 most popular school for ME master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 0 student who received their doctoral degrees in ME, making the school the #144 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do ME Graduates from Temple Make?

The median salary of ME students who receive their bachelor's degree at Temple is $61,636. This is less than $65,190, which is the national average of all ME majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


ME Student Demographics at Temple

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the ME majors at Temple University.

Temple Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Program

13% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 104 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Temple in 2020-2021, 87% were men and 13% were women.


About 60% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in ME at Temple are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 1% more racial-ethnic minorities in its ME bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a bachelor's in ME.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 62
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Temple Mechanical Engineering Master’s Program

17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 6 students graduated with a master's degree in ME from Temple. About 100% were men and 0% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a master's in ME.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 1
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Temple also has a doctoral program available in ME. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That ME Grads May Go Into

A degree in ME can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Temple University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Mechanical Engineers 16,590 $85,740
Cost Estimators 8,610 $67,330
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,220 $150,400
Engineering Professors 2,950 $114,870
Aerospace Engineers 940 $108,300


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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