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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Iowa

There are three schools in the state of Iowa offering mechanical engineering programs. 362 students graduated from programs at Iowa mechanical engineering schools in 2010. 298 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 45 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

343 students graduate from mechanical engineering programs in Iowa, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of mechanical engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 298 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering, 45 with a master's level degree, and 19 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Three mechanical engineering schools are in this state. And out of these, two schools are public, while one school is private. Public mechanical engineering school tuition varies from $6,997 to $7,417, while tuitions at a private mechanical engineering school are $23,180.

Average tuition for mechanical engineering programs is $10,522. While the highest tuition for mechanical engineering programs, which is $23,180 per year, is at Dordt College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,997 each year, is at Iowa State University.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for mechanical engineering students.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

343 students graduate from mechanical engineering programs in Iowa, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of mechanical engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 298 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering, 45 with a master's level degree, and 19 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 268
  • Bachelor 2007: 305
  • Bachelor 2008: 270
  • Bachelor 2009: 267
  • Bachelor 2010: 298
  • Master 2006: 47
  • Master 2007: 36
  • Master 2008: 36
  • Master 2009: 40
  • Master 2010: 45
  • Doctorate 2006: 19
  • Doctorate 2007: 22
  • Doctorate 2008: 19
  • Doctorate 2009: 23
  • Doctorate 2010: 19

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this state offer a total of seven mechanical engineering programs. Of these programs, around 42.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Iowa

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48580
  • 25th Percentile: 59400
  • Median: 72520
  • 75th Percentile: 87170
  • 90th Percentile: 103710

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61940
  • Median Salary 2007: 62190
  • Median Salary 2008: 64000
  • Median Salary 2009: 71890
  • Median Salary 2010: 72520
  • Total Employed 2006: 2530
  • Total Employed 2007: 2310
  • Total Employed 2008: 2130
  • Total Employed 2009: 2690
  • Total Employed 2010: 2560

Iowa vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Iowa vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.092% (2560)

Mechanical Engineering Schools in Iowa

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1. Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2030
(515) 294-5836

Iowa State University, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Ames, IA. It offers three programs in mechanical engineering. Out of those, ISU offers students one bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree, one master's level degree in mechanical engineering, and one mechanical engineering degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 28,682 students seek degrees in 258 Iowa State University programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Iowa.

2. The University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
(319) 335-3500

The University of Iowa is in the center of Iowa City. It offers three mechanical engineering programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree, one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering, and one doctorate level degree in mechanical engineering. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. Iowa is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering mechanical engineering.

3. Dordt College

498 4th Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250-1697
(712) 722-6000

Dordt College is in town of Sioux Center, Iowa and it offers one program in mechanical engineering. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. This liberal arts college is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering mechanical engineering in terms of programs.