Undergraduate Program

Why Study Mechanical Engineering at Lamar University?

  • Lamar is ranked #5 in the nation for return on investment according to Payscale.
  • Mechanical engineering is a well-paid profession, and LU grads earn a median starting salary of $87,370 per year.
  • Most students participate in internships, co-ops and employment experiences prior to graduation which leads to an excellent job placement rate.
  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers many practical, hands-on experiences.
  • Our Senior Design course allows students to create projects that incorporate the design and construction of many types of machines.
  • Our faculty is focused on providing valuable, results-driven undergraduate education.
  • Courses are offered online or in-person.
  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering has fully-equipped research or teaching laboratories. Visit Research and Labs for information on Mechanical Engineering facilities

Walk on Water Project 


Looking to Get Started?

Get a head start on your future as a Lamar Engineer by contacting Erin Lovelady Lemoine, the Director of Outreach and Student Services in the College of Engineering.