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ABET Accreditation
Accreditation Coordinator
Dr. Bill Jordan

Dr. Bill Jordan
Department Chair and Accreditation Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering

(254) 710-4192
Institution Information
Baylor University
Waco, Texas



The Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Mission Statement

The mission of the Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program is to educate students, within a caring Christian environment, in the discipline of mechanical engineering. Our graduates will be equipped with the fundamental technical, communication, and teamwork skills to succeed in their chosen careers. They will be empowered by innovative problem-solving creativity and an entrepreneurial mindset. They will be motivated by Christian ideals and a vocational calling to improve the quality of life worldwide. (Approved November 27, 2012)

BSME Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years of graduation, Mechanical Engineering graduates will have:

  • Established themselves as competent, successful, and ethical members of their profession or be engaged in advanced study in engineering or a related field
  • Continued to pursue knowledge and develop skills within their profession
  • Received positive recognition and reward for the productive application of their skills and knowledge

(Revised October 30, 2012)
BSME Expected Student Outcomes

In support of the program objectives, graduates of the program must demonstrate that they have:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

ME Enrollment Details


Academic Year Enrollment Degrees Awarded
2016-17 341 99
2015-16 355 97
2014-15 294 66
2013-14 280 71
2012-13 334 59
2011-12 334 50
2010-11 315 63
2009-10 279 42