As a student in the most popular major at UW-Platteville, you’ll get one of the industry’s best mechanical engineering degrees for a lot less than your peers who may choose to attend another university. You’ll invest in yourself and your future success without having to manage excessive student debt after graduation.

You’ll gain the skills and expertise to design, develop, build, and test everything from small individual parts and devices like microscale sensors and inkjet printer nozzles to large systems like spacecraft and machine tools, and everything in between like bio-medical devices and more. And as a UW-Platteville mechanical engineering graduate, your versatility, structured problem-solving skills, imagination, and persistence make you extremely employable and in demand in fields like aerospace, automation, automotive, construction, biomedical, health care industries, and many more.

UW-Platteville’s mechanical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, and features small classes that let you build relationships with your peers and professors. Plus, your professors will learn your name and your goals, then help you work toward those goals throughout your time at UW-Platteville. Several opportunities for internships, co-ops, and industry-sponsored projects will enrich your overall education and employability with real-world experience in actual industry settings—you’ll make real contributions and learn from professionals eager to share their expertise.

Mechanical engineering at UW-Platteville should be your first choice for opportunity and success. Learn more or apply today.