Mechanical Engineering @ Rowan University

Mechanical Engineering @ Rowan University

Undergraduate Students

Admission Requirements

Rowan engineering freshmen have an average SAT score of 1270 (Math + Verbal) and 3.5 GPA. The average SAT score at entry in the Mechanical Engineering program is 1350. The students are typically in the top 15% of their high school graduating class, with the strong college-preparatory curriculum including 3 units of laboratory science and 4 units of college-preparatory math (including pre-calculus, calculus preferred).

Rich Curriculum

The undergraduate program emphasizes a hands-on, practice-based approach to provide a broad engineering education in mechanical engineering. Our graduates are well prepared for professional careers, advanced studies in mechanical engineering, or graduate studies in professional fields such as business or law. The program offers strategic partnerships between industries, government agencies and teams of Rowan faculty and students to solve contemporary engineering problems and conduct cutting-edge research. Rowan also offers a Master of Science program.

Student Life

With 150 student clubs and organizations there are plenty of ways to get involved on campus. Several engineering organizations will give you the opportunity to meet other engineering majors, learn more about the profession, hear from visiting speakers and have fun. Some of the organizations include:

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Engineers without Borders
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Tau Beta Pi-National Engineering Honor Society
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)

Leadership in Mechanical Engineering

All full-time mechanical engineering faculty have Ph.Ds and are active in their fields. Some of the professors who will teach you include:

  • The chairpersons of the American Society for Engineering Education's Mechanical Engineering Division and Mechanics Division
  • Winners of several United States patents
  • A recipient of the Ralph Teetor Educational Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers
  • A recipient of the Ferdinand Beer and Russell Johnston Outstanding New Mechanics Educator Award from the American Society for Engineering Education
  • A recipient of the Mara H Wasburn Early Engineering Educator Grant from the Women in Engineering Division of ASEE
  • A recipient of the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award

Student Placement

Many of our students pursue graduate degrees. Here is a sample of institutions our recent graduates have entered.

  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Princeton University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • Virginia Tech
  • University of Utah

Likewise, Rowan engineers are currently employed full-time or as interns at many of the nation's leading corporations and industries.

  • Boeing
  • DuPont
  • ExxonMobil
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Mills
  • Intel
  • L-3 Communication Systems
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Lucent Technologies
  • NASA
  • Naval Air Warfare Center
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Sony
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • United States Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC)