BSME Overview

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kansas! KU prides itself in maintaining open and diverse campus and classroom atmospheres which facilitate creativity and an uncommon breadth of learning. The Department of Mechanical Engineering strives to produce an engineer knowledgeable in the latest advances of his or her field AND in the world around him or her.

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High school seniors can apply to the SELF Program, a four-year enrichment and leadership experience
Engineering students build concrete canoes, Formula race cars, unmanned planes, and rockets for competitions nationwide
More first and second place awards in student AIAA aircraft design contests than any other school in the world
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times