Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Department of Mechanical Engineering ​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Grove City College prepares students to excel in careers in engineering research, design, manufacturing, production, sales and management, as well as top graduate and professional programs. The Department offers a program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree. The program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Students receive specialized instruction in materials science, thermodynamics, solid and fluid mechanics, heat transfer, manufacturing processes, control theory, vibration analysis and project management from faculty members fully focused on undergraduate education.

Through hands on projects and coursework, students learn to define and solve engineering problems while using first-rate facilities and equipment.​

In 2014, US News and World Report recognized the College as having one of the "Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs" at schools where a doctorate degree is not offered. Grove City ranked 63rd nationally.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Grove City College offers students multiple opportunities to conduct meaningful, relevant research alongside experienced, published faculty.​​

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Senior Capstone Design Project

​During his or her senior year, every mechanical engineering student takes part in a Capstone Design Project. Students work in groups to design and construct a useful and marketable device.​

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Four-Year Plan

​The requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering are met over a four-year curriculum that starts with an exposure to the fundamentals of science and engineering and culminates in our senior capstone design experience.​​

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Internships

​Over the past five years 84% of mechanical engineering graduates participated in summer internship work experiences. ​

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After Graduation

​Over the past five years, 99% of our graduates have found employment within 12 months of graduation.​​​

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ABET Accreditation

The College is one of the few Christian colleges in the country offering the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree in a program that is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

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