Why Study Mechanical Engineering at Catholic University?

There are many reasons to pursue your studies in mechanical engineering at Catholic University, including:

  • We are a small, intimate, mechanical engineering program situated within a Catholic university with a strong liberal arts tradition.
  • We maintain a full-time faculty who are dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education and are at the forefront of engineering research.
  • We maintain a part-time and adjunct faculty who are actively engaged in their professions and bring practical experience into the classroom.
  • We offer small class sizes with a low student-to-faculty ratio.
  • We offer an intimate setting where students get to know the faculty and one another - many students become life-long friends.
  • We offer a young, energetic faculty dedicated to mentoring and advising students.
  • We offer a faculty who are always available to help with homework, share their experiences, or just to chit-chat.
  • We offer state-of-the-art computing and laboratory facilities devoted to undergraduate students.
  • We offer ample opportunities for students to master programming languages and software skills.
  • We assist in obtaining paid internships.
  • Most of our students are involved in extracurricular activities - everything from student government to athletics to campus ministry.

Students Experiences and Stories

Maria Erquiaga

Senior Design 2021-2022


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