Mechanical Engineering at University of Delaware
UD is located in Newark, Delaware and has a total student population of 23,613. Of the 4,743 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Delaware in 2021, 114 of them were mechanical engineering majors.
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.
UD Mechanical Engineering Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in ME
- Master’s Degree in ME
- Doctorate Degree in ME
Online Classes Are Available at UD
If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.
For those who are interested in distance learning, UD does offer online courses in ME for the following degree levels:
- Master’s Degree
UD Mechanical Engineering Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks ME programs across the country. The following shows how UD performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The ME major at UD 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.
|Best Value Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools||155|
|Most Focused Mechanical Engineering Schools||217|
Earnings of UD ME Graduates
The median salary of ME students who receive their bachelor's degree at UD is $64,605. 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 UD
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the ME majors at University of Delaware.
UD Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Delaware with a bachelor's in ME.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||16|
UD Mechanical Engineering Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Delaware with a master's in ME.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
UD also has a doctoral program available in ME. In 2021, 5 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Ocean Engineering
- Robotics Engineering
- Construction Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
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 DE, the home state for University of Delaware.
|Occupation||Jobs in DE||Average Salary in DE|
|Architectural and Engineering Managers||370||$157,490|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Ottawa80 at English Wikipedia under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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