The U-M Mechanical Engineering Department is consistently ranked among the top five ME Graduate Programs by U.S. News and World Report.
This is a reflection of our multidisciplinary approach, which balances trend-setting research, challenging coursework, and real-world impact. We are well-positioned to continue our global leadership over the next decade. According to the National Science Foundation, the University was recently ranked #1 in research volume among U.S. public universities. The University’s annual research budget of $1.62 billion is a testament to the wide range of interdisciplinary programs underway among our many highly-ranked departments: Michigan has 100 graduate programs ranked in the top 10. Last year our department’s research expenditures exceeded $35 million.