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Valparaiso University BS in Mechanical Engineering

The main focus area for this major is General Mechanical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Mechanical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Valparaiso University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in ME, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the Valpo BS in ME

#113 in the U.S
#4 in Indiana

If you're having trouble deciding which school is best for you, you may want to check out our many college rankings. The bachelor's program at Valpo was ranked #113 on College Factual's Best Schools for ME list. It is also ranked #4 in Indiana.

Here are some of the other rankings for Valpo.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Mechanical Engineering 71
Most Focused Colleges for Mechanical Engineering 89
Best Mechanical Engineering Schools 113
Best Value Colleges for Mechanical Engineering 113
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Mechanical Engineering 118
Best Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 118
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Mechanical Engineering 221
Most Popular Colleges for Mechanical Engineering 236

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in ME from Valpo Cost?

$43,286 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$27,000 Average Student Debt

Valpo Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time undergraduates at Valpo paid an average of $1,840 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.

In State Out of State
Tuition $41,940 $41,940
Fees $1,346 $1,346
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $12,620 $12,620
On Campus Other Expenses $1,620 $1,620

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Valpo ME BS Student Debt

One factor in determining the overall cost in a degree is to consider how much in student loans you’ll have to take out. ME students who received their bachelor’s degree at Valpo took out an average of $27,000 in student loans. That is 18% higher than the national average of $22,913.


How Much Can You Make With a BS in ME From Valpo?

$62,500 Average Salary
Average Earnings Boost

ME who receive their bachelor’s degree from Valpo make an average of $62,500 a year during the early days of their career. That is about the same as the national average of $61,915.


Does Valpo Offer an Online BS in ME?

Online degrees for the Valpo ME bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Valpo Online Learning page.

Valpo Bachelor’s Student Diversity for ME

53 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
20.8% Women
9.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 53 students received their bachelor’s degree in ME. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 20.8% of the students who received their BS in ME in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 16.3%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 9.4% of the ME bachelor’s degrees at Valpo in 2019-2020. This is lower than the nationwide number of 28%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 4
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 39
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

BS in ME Focus Areas at Valpo

Mechanical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Mechanical Engineering 53

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to mechanical engineering.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering 8
Civil Engineering 27
Computer Engineering 20
Electrical Engineering 23

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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