Accreditation

Accreditation of the Mechanical Engineering Program

The Mechanical Engineering Program at the University of Connecticut is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Our faculty in the University of Connecticut Mechanical Engineering Program continuously strive to strengthen the undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering through commitment to these educational objectives:

  1. Our graduates will be gainfully employed in mechanical engineering or related career paths including industrial, academic, governmental and non-governmental organizations.
  2. Our graduates will continue their professional development by engaging in professional activities and/or training to enhance their careers and/or pursue post-graduate studies.

To achieve these program educational objectives, our students shall demonstrate by the time of their graduation from our program:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Syllabi for UConn Mechanical Engineering courses are available here.

2019-2020 Total Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment: 717

  • Freshman:147
  • Sophomore:134
  • Junior:187
  • Senior:249

May 2019 Total Graduates with Mechanical Engineering B.S. Degrees: 176

2018-2019 Total Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment: 724

  • Freshman:149
  • Sophomore:134
  • Junior:179
  • Senior:262

May 2018 Total Graduates with Mechanical Engineering B.S. Degrees: 144