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Welcome to The J. Mike Walker '66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University!

Rankings

The department's undergraduate program is ranked No. 7 and its graduate program is ranked No. 7 among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report. The department ranks No. 3 internationally among mechanical engineering programs, according to the ShanghaiRanking global ranking of academic subjects.

#3 among international mechanical engineering programs By ShanghaiRanking

2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

#7 undergraduate program (public) By U.S. News and World Report

Ranked among public institutions, 2022


Student Enrollment

Enrollment (Fall 2021)
Student Level Number of Students
Undergraduate 1,492
Master's 253
Doctoral 277
Total Enrollment 2022

Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services

As reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded (Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021)
Degree Level Number of Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's 394
Master's 112
Doctoral 38
Total Degrees Awarded 544

Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services


Faculty

With a high-quality student body and outstanding faculty, the department is well poised to achieve its mission of excellence in all three areas. Some indicators of our faculty recognition include:

Faculty (Fall 2021)
Tenure Status Number of Faculty
Tenured/Tenure-Track 67
Academic Professional Track 23
Total Faculty 90

Faculty Recognition

  • 11 Endowed Chair Holders
  • 14 Endowed Professorships
  • 12 Faculty Fellowships
  • Seven National Academy of Engineering Members