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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Pennsylvania

There are 18 schools in the state of Pennsylvania offering mechanical engineering programs. 1,420 students graduated from programs at Pennsylvania mechanical engineering schools in 2010. 1,067 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 281 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,352 students graduate from programs in Pennsylvania in mechanical engineering per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from mechanical engineering programs. More specifically, six students graduated with certificates in mechanical engineering, 1,067 with a bachelor's level degree, 281 with a master's level degree, and 66 with a degree at the doctorate level.

18 mechanical engineering schools are located in Pennsylvania. And out of these, five schools are public, while 13 schools are private. While tuition at a public mechanical engineering school varies from $12,424 to $15,250, private mechanical engineering school tuition varies from $13,088 to $42,342.

Average tuition for programs in mechanical engineering is $26,811. While the highest tuition for mechanical engineering programs, which is $42,342 per year, is at Bucknell University, the lowest tuition in Pennsylvania, which is $12,424 per year, is at Temple University.

Schools in Pennsylvania offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,352 students graduate from programs in Pennsylvania in mechanical engineering per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from mechanical engineering programs. More specifically, six students graduated with certificates in mechanical engineering, 1,067 with a bachelor's level degree, 281 with a master's level degree, and 66 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 998
  • Bachelor 2007: 1014
  • Bachelor 2008: 1026
  • Bachelor 2009: 1039
  • Bachelor 2010: 1067
  • Master 2006: 191
  • Master 2007: 192
  • Master 2008: 200
  • Master 2009: 242
  • Master 2010: 281
  • Doctorate 2006: 59
  • Doctorate 2007: 58
  • Doctorate 2008: 56
  • Doctorate 2009: 70
  • Doctorate 2010: 66

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania schools offer a total of 36 programs in mechanical engineering. Of these programs, close to 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 18
  • Master: 11
  • Doctorate: 6

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48300
  • 25th Percentile: 58660
  • Median: 72520
  • 75th Percentile: 94420
  • 90th Percentile: 113480

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66830
  • Median Salary 2007: 70030
  • Median Salary 2008: 69490
  • Median Salary 2009: 73340
  • Median Salary 2010: 72520
  • Total Employed 2006: 9210
  • Total Employed 2007: 8960
  • Total Employed 2008: 9200
  • Total Employed 2009: 9650
  • Total Employed 2010: 10860

Pennsylvania vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Pennsylvania vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Pennsylvania: 4.633% (10860)

Mechanical Engineering Schools in Pennsylvania

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1. Lafayette College

High St
Easton, PA 18042-1768
(610) 330-5000

Lafayette College is located in the suburbs of Easton, Pennsylvania and this school offers one program in mechanical engineering. Overall, 2,414 students seek degrees in 36 programs at this school.

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2. Grove City College

100 Campus Dr
Grove City, PA 16127-2104
(724) 458-2000

Grove City College offers one mechanical engineering program. Overall, 2,499 students seek degrees in 39 GCC programs. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering mechanical engineering in terms of programs.

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3. Widener University - Main

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792
(610) 499-4000

Widener University-Main offers two mechanical engineering programs. Of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in mechanical engineering to students and one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering. Widener is in the suburbs of Chester, Pennsylvania. Widener is a 4-year institution.

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4. Philadelphia University

School House Lane and Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
(215) 951-2700

Philadelphia University offers one program in mechanical engineering and this school is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 3,619 students pursue degrees in 61 Philadelphia University programs.

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5. Villanova University

800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1699
(610) 519-4500

Villanova University is located in the suburbs of Villanova, Pennsylvania. It offers three mechanical engineering programs. Specifically, this school offers one mechanical engineering certificate to students, one bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree, and one master's level mechanical engineering degree. 10,605 students pursue degrees in 121 programs at this medium-sized school, overall. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering mechanical engineering programs.

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6. Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
(412) 268-2000

Carnegie Mellon University, which is near the center of the city, is in Pittsburgh, PA. It offers three programs in mechanical engineering. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering by it, one master's level mechanical engineering degree, and one doctorate level mechanical engineering degree. This university is a 4-year research institution. CMU is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering mechanical engineering.

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7. Drexel University

3141 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 895-2000

Drexel University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Philadelphia, PA. DU offers three programs in mechanical engineering. More specifically, DU offers one bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering to students, one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in mechanical engineering. It is a 4-year research institution.

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8. Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Harrisburg

777 W Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057-4846
(717) 948-6452

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is located in the suburbs of Middletown, Pennsylvania and it offers one mechanical engineering program. Penn State Harrisburg is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

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9. Wilkes University

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
(570) 408-5000

Wilkes University offers one program in mechanical engineering and Wilkes is located in the center of Wilkes-Barre.

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10. Lehigh University

27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-3000

Lehigh University, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bethlehem, PA. This university offers three programs in mechanical engineering. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in mechanical engineering by it, one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in mechanical engineering. Lehigh is a 4-year research institution. This university is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering mechanical engineering programs.

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11. Gannon University

109 W Sixth St
Erie, PA 16541-0001
(814) 871-7000

Gannon University offers two programs in mechanical engineering. Out of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering and one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering. Gannon is located in the center of Erie. It is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

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12. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie - Behrend College

5091 Station Rd
Erie, PA 16563-0002
(814) 898-6000

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College is in Erie, Pennsylvania, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Penn State Behrend offers one mechanical engineering program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering mechanical engineering.

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13. Pennsylvania State University - Main

201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802-1589
(814) 865-4700

Pennsylvania State University-Main offers three programs in mechanical engineering. More specifically, PSU offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in mechanical engineering, one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in mechanical engineering. This university, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in University Park, PA. Overall, 45,233 students seek degrees in 355 programs at Penn State. This research university is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in mechanical engineering.

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14. Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000

Temple University, which is 2.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Philadelphia, PA. It offers two programs in mechanical engineering. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree by this university and one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level. This research university is one of 9 institutions with a medical school in Pennsylvania. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Pennsylvania.

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15. Bucknell University

Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 577-2000

Bucknell University is in town of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. This school offers two mechanical engineering programs. Of those, students are offered one mechanical engineering degree at the bachelor's level by BucknellU and one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering. This school is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. BucknellU is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering mechanical engineering programs.

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16. The University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
(215) 898-5000

The University of Pennsylvania, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Philadelphia, PA. Penn offers three mechanical engineering programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree by this ivy league university, one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering, and one doctorate level mechanical engineering degree. It is one of 9 institutions with a medical school in Pennsylvania. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in mechanical engineering.

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17. The University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-4141

The University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh offers three mechanical engineering programs. More specifically, it offers one mechanical engineering degree at the bachelor's level to students, one master's level mechanical engineering degree, and one doctorate level mechanical engineering degree. It is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown. 28,823 students seek degrees in 287 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Pennsylvania.

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18. The York College Pennsylvania

441 Country Club Rd
York, PA 17403-3651
(717) 846-7788

The York College Pennsylvania is located in the suburbs of York, Pennsylvania and York offers one program in mechanical engineering. YCP is a 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the third oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in mechanical engineering.