Best Mechanical Engineering colleges in Colorado 2021

Students with a passion for math and science often turn to careers in engineering to put their knowledge into practice. Since engineering provides so many opportunities and career paths, learning about the specifics of each type can help when trying to find the engineering major that best corresponds to interest. Here, we give the full scoop on one popular option, mechanical engineering.

Best Mechanical Engineering colleges in Colorado for 2021

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Imagine being part of a team challenged with designing, fabricating, testing, and launching a rocket into space. Students who thrive on such hands-on activities often find the Air Force Academy an ideal place to learn engineering. The Academy features some of the most cutting-edge technologies available anywhere to undergraduates. One such gem is the Applied Mechanics Laboratory. In this highly modern, well-equipped “workshop,” cadets learn how to use everything from a computer-controlled mill to composite material fabrication tools. Faculty – about 70 percent of whom are military officers -- provide guidance both in class and after hours. Instructors favor seminar-style classes over lectures, and they expect students to come to class ready to participate. (Curriculum guidelines suggest two hours of homework/study for every hour in class.) Cadets become second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force upon graduation.

University of Colorado Boulder offers 3 Mechanical Engineering degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 342 Mechanical Engineering students graduated with students earning 260 Bachelor's degrees, 69 Master's degrees, and 13 Doctoral degrees.

Colorado School of Mines offers 3 Mechanical Engineering degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 399 Mechanical Engineering students graduated with students earning 327 Bachelor's degrees, 65 Master's degrees, and 7 Doctoral degrees.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers 2 Mechanical Engineering degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 101 Mechanical Engineering students graduated with students earning 90 Bachelor's degrees, and 11 Master's degrees.

University of Denver offers 3 Mechanical Engineering degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 50 Mechanical Engineering students graduated with students earning 37 Bachelor's degrees, 10 Master's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus offers 2 Mechanical Engineering degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 89 Mechanical Engineering students graduated with students earning 76 Bachelor's degrees, and 13 Master's degrees.

List of all Mechanical Engineering colleges in Colorado

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
United States Air Force Academy Logo United States Air Force Academy USAF Academy, CO   21 : 1 4,304
University of Colorado Boulder Logo University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO
3/5
23 : 1 37,883
Colorado State University-Fort Collins Logo Colorado State University-Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO
3/5
20 : 1 33,426
Colorado School of Mines Logo Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO
4/5
20 : 1 6,628
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Logo University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO
3/5
29 : 1 12,807
University of Denver Logo University of Denver Denver, CO
5/5
17 : 1 12,931
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Logo University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Denver, CO
3/5
26 : 1 24,910

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