School of Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Why Choose Mechanical Engineering at WIU?

  • State-of-the-art computer labs and equipment for teaching and learning
  • Opportunities for real world experience through required internship and senior design projects
  • $55,000-$65,000 average starting salary for Engineering majors
  • Program accreditation through ABET

Engineering Labs

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Hunter Doyle

Senior Mechanical Engineering major, Hunter Doyle, was the 2018 recipient of the Dr. William and Carol Pratt Engineering Scholarship. Hunter is a student ambassador for the Academic Club of Engineering and a lab assistant for the electrical engineering courses. She works part time for John Deere Davenport Works as an engineering intern.

"Never be afraid to challenge yourself and step out of your comfort zone, that's when you truly discover what you're capable of."

-Hunter Doyle, '19


  • 3M Engineering Scholarship ($1000)
  • Derek Bloomfield Engineering Scholarship ($1000)
  • Lavern & Nola McEntire Engineering Scholarship ($2000)
  • Shive-Hattery Engineering Scholarship ($2000)