Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Enineering student with instructor.  B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Why earn your Mechanical Engineering B.S. at Lamar University?

  • Lamar ranks No. 5 in the nation for return on investment according to Payscale.
  • Mechanical engineering is a well-paid profession—LU grads earn a median starting salary of $87,370 per year.
  • Our graduates are well sought after by many industrial sectors: manufacturing, petrochemical, aerospace, automotive, biomedical and more.
  • Most students participate in internships, co-ops and employment experiences prior to graduation which leads to an excellent job placement rate.
  • Our mechanical Engineering curriculum offers many practical, hands-on experiences and state-of-the-art education.
  • Our Senior Design course lets students design and construct many types of machines sponsored by our industrial partners.
  • Our faculty focuses on providing valuable, results-driven undergraduate education.
  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers fully-equipped research and teaching laboratories.

Transfer to Lamar

Start at a two-year college and complete your bachelor's degree at Lamar. See these sample transfer plans:

Blinn College

Central Texas College  

Lone Star College Systems

Senior Design Projects

Project Description: Build an ATV

Team Members: Joshua Best, Jerai Bernard, Kaleb Allums, Kyle Kruchten, Noah Ross, Darius Guillory, Asher Alan

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kenrick Aung, Dr. Jenny Zhou

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Tatyana K Jones
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(409) 880-8746

Karli S Padia
Director of Operations
(409) 880-8714

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