Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering student Andrew Hoffpauir

“I chose to study mechanical engineering because I enjoy problem-solving and helping people. Plus, I've always enjoyed building things and I have an aptitude for math. UL Lafayette’s engineering program really drew me in when I came to tour the University.”

Meet mechanical engineering major Andrew Hoffpauir

You should major in mechanical engineering if: 

  • You are a creative problem solver.
  • You love science and math.
  • You like to tinker with electrical and mechanical objects.

When you major in mechanical engineering at UL Lafayette, you will discover how to transform your ideas into a physical reality. 

You'll expand your knowledge of science and math while learning how to work in the field, a lab, or an office. Find solutions to problems with existing products and services, while also learning how to create something new.

Mechanical Engineering at UL Lafayette

What's Mechanical Engineering Like?

  • Lab work
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Research
    Rated 1 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Presenting
    Rated 1 out of 3
  • Math
    Rated 3 out of 3

Our mechanical engineering classes stay small

With lab classes under 20 students you get one-on-one attention from our experienced and knowledgeable professors.

Life as a Mechanical Engineering Major