ABET Data

ABET Mechanical Engineering

The Purdue University Northwest program in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

ME Program Educational Objectives

The current educational objectives of the Mechanical Engineering (ME) program are:

  • Engineering Competence – Graduates will be competent and engaged professionals meeting the expectations of employers.
  • Continuous Learning – Graduates will continue to develop professionally.
  • Professional Skills – Graduates will demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills, and will be contributors to their profession.
  • Societal Awareness – Graduates will recognize the societal, ethical, and global impacts of their work and contribute to their communities.

ME Student Outcomes

Students from the ME program will attain, by the time of graduation:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

ABET Civil Engineering

The Purdue University Northwest program in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

CE Program Educational Objectives

The current educational objectives of the Civil Engineering (CE) program are:

  • Engineering Competence – Graduates will be competent and engaged professionals meeting the expectations of employers.
  • Continuous Learning – Graduates will continue to develop professionally.
  • Professional Skills – Graduates will demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills, and will be contributors to their profession.
  • Societal Awareness – Graduates will recognize the societal, ethical, and global impacts of their work and contribute to their communities.

CE Student Outcomes

Students from the CE program will attain, by the time of graduation:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Enrollment Data

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (All Students)
Academic YearEnrollmentAwarded Degrees
2019-2013529
2018-1913026
2017-1811620
2016-1712019

 

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (All Students)
Academic YearEnrollmentAwarded Degrees
2019-2024962
2018-1929780
2017-1832270
2016-1732850

 

Master of Science in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering
Academic YearEnrollmentAwarded Degrees
2019-2033
2018-1943
2017-1866
2016-1733

 

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Academic YearEnrollmentAwarded Degrees
2019-204728
2018-194113
2017-183521
2016-17327

Enrollment by Classification

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (All Students)
Fall Enrollment by ClassificationFall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018Fall 2019Fall 2020
Freshmen2419343021
Sophomore3621222833
Junior2837232717
Senior3239515049
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Total120116130135120

 

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (All Students)
Fall Enrollment by ClassificationFall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018Fall 2019Fall 2020
Freshmen6456523947
Sophomore7967514930
Junior8875655642
Senior97124129105105
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Total328322297249224

 

Graduate Programs (All Students)
Fall Enrollment by ProgramFall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018Fall 2019Fall 2020
Master of Science in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering36431
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering3235414731
Retired / Teach-Out Programs: MS in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering1442

 

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (International Students Only)
Fall Enrollment by ClassificationFall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018Fall 2019Fall 2020
Freshmen121
Sophomore823
Junior3652
Senior84456
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering International Total2014989

 

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (International Students Only)
Fall Enrollment by ClassificationFall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018Fall 2019Fall 2020
Freshmen18714
Sophomore129921
Junior1410983
Senior152516915
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering International Total5951351923

 

Graduate Program Enrollments (International Students Only)
Fall Enrollment ProgramFall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018Fall 2019Fall 2020
Master of Science in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering35111
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering2726323422
Retired / Teach-Out Programs: MS in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering1332

Academic Year Completions

Academic Year Completions for Summer, Fall, Spring Terms (All Students)
Program Completed2016-172017-182018-192019-20
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering19202629
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering50708062
Master of Science in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering3633
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering7211327
Retired / Teach-Out Programs: MS in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering234

 

Academic Year Completions for Summer, Fall, Spring Terms (International Students Only)
Program Completed2016-172017-182018-192019-20
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering7424
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering1018143
Master of Science in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering3322
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering6201120
Retired / Teach-Out Programs: MS in Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering222