College of Engineering
From flight simulations and launching satellites, to manufacturing biomedical innovations and 3D printing drones, mechanical engineering students have many opportunities for exciting hands-on experience. Engage with peers and travel to competitions by joining a student organization such as the Society for Women in Engineering or the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Lighten tuition costs by working in a research center such as the W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation
Get an internship at an organization like NASA, Lockheed Martin, Blue Origin and others
A new $70M Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace Center will begin construction in 2022
Flor Alejandra Urbina Araiza earned four scholarships, including the UTEP Study Abroad Scholarship in Prague, during her time as a mechanical engineering student. She also completed internships at Cummins and Microsoft. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in mechanical engineering and management at Hamburg University of Technology in Germany.
UTEP is a top 25 producer of mechanical engineering undergraduate degrees in the nation. Graduates find work in the aerospace, systems, biomedical, robotics and defense sectors as well as the energy sector.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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