Engineering for a Just and Sustainable World

Hands-On Learning, Industry-Sponsored Projects, Outstanding Outcomes

Seattle University’s Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program offers industry-sponsored senior design projects, technical and professional mentorship by industry professionals, eleven lab courses, six design courses, undergraduate research, study abroad, and several student clubs.  Our graduates have fulfilling engineering careers and many have become leaders in numerous technical firms, including Boeing, Microsoft, PACCAR, and Amazon.

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Mechanical and Similarly Named Engineering Program Criteria.

Engineering for a Just and Sustainable World
Student-Faculty Ratio

Mechanical Engineering students benefit from personal attention from dedicated faculty.

in Engineering Education

The mechanical engineering program is 27% female and 60% students from underrepresented groups.

Over 90%
Employment Rate

More than 90% of BSME graduates are employed or enrolled in a graduate program within 6 months of graduation.

Seattle University was a great balance, offering a mechanical engineering program with personal attention from faculty and many opportunities to build connections with peers – I discovered that making these connections was important, because all of these people become your colleagues after you graduate.

Brad Chew, BSME C'17
Dr. Teodora Shuman, Mechanical Engineering Department Chair
Dr. Teodora Shuman

Department Chair | 206.296.5535

Kara Reichenbach, Mechanical Engineering Senior Admin
Kara Reichenbach

Senior Administrative Assistant | 206.296.5540