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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Kansas

There are three schools in the state of Kansas offering mechanical engineering programs. In 2010, 255 students graduated from programs at Kansas mechanical engineering schools. 216 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 34 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 254 students graduate from programs in Kansas in mechanical engineering per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from mechanical engineering programs. More specifically, 216 students graduated with a bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree, 34 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Three mechanical engineering schools are located in Kansas. Of these, three schools are public. Tuition at a public mechanical engineering school varies from $5,890 to $8,733.

Average tuition for programs in mechanical engineering is $7,588. The highest tuition for mechanical engineering programs, which is $8,733 every year, is at the University of Kansas, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Wichita State University.

Kansas mechanical engineering schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 254 students graduate from programs in Kansas in mechanical engineering per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from mechanical engineering programs. More specifically, 216 students graduated with a bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree, 34 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 142
  • Bachelor 2007: 188
  • Bachelor 2008: 198
  • Bachelor 2009: 222
  • Bachelor 2010: 216
  • Master 2006: 66
  • Master 2007: 53
  • Master 2008: 48
  • Master 2009: 38
  • Master 2010: 34
  • Doctorate 2006: 10
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 7
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of nine mechanical engineering programs. Of these programs, about 33% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Kansas

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

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47430
  • 25th Percentile: 55960
  • Median: 68000
  • 75th Percentile: 82220
  • 90th Percentile: 103640

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67890
  • Median Salary 2007: 64830
  • Median Salary 2008: 65550
  • Median Salary 2009: 65340
  • Median Salary 2010: 68000
  • Total Employed 2006: 2400
  • Total Employed 2007: 2590
  • Total Employed 2008: 2680
  • Total Employed 2009: 2560
  • Total Employed 2010: 2050

Kansas vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Kansas vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.875% (2050)

Mechanical Engineering Schools in Kansas

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1. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lawrence, KS. It offers three mechanical engineering programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree, one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level, and one mechanical engineering degree at the doctorate level. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas. In terms of programs, KU is the second biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering mechanical engineering.

2. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University is in town of Manhattan, Kansas. K-State offers three programs in mechanical engineering. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in mechanical engineering by this university, one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering, and one mechanical engineering degree at the doctorate level. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering mechanical engineering programs.

3. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown. WSU offers three mechanical engineering programs. Out of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in mechanical engineering to students, one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in mechanical engineering. It is one of 4 research universities in Kansas. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in mechanical engineering.