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New course offerings at UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove!

The Mechanical Engineering department is pleased to announce new course offerings at UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove! After transferring to the ME program at UMBC, students can complete upper level courses in solid mechanics, thermo- and fluid-dynamics, design and automation, bio systems, and more. Lab and elective courses allow students to test these principles and apply them in projects that involve design challenges from the material processing, energy conversion and aerospace industries, among others.

UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove is located in Rockville, MD in the heart of Montgomery County. With seven undergraduate and six graduate programs available, it offers the academic reputation of UMBC in a convenient location with easy access to the government agencies, contractors and major healthcare organizations that call the area home.

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Prospective Students: Visit our Department!

Open Houses:

Please email us if your are interested in visiting our department!

Open Houses are hosted in October and April, for prospective students and for students who have been admitted to UMBC as either freshmen or transfer students, and who are considering Mechanical Engineering as a possible major.  Check with us for specific dates and registration information.

Past Virtual Open Houses:

This document contains the questions students and parents asked during the events. If you would like more information, do not hesitate to email us!

Recent comment from an Open House: “After participating in this tour and information session, how could we choose any other school to attend? Thank you to all the professors and staff members who sat with us today. I’ll see you in the fall!”

Take a virtual college tour:

The College Tour is a TV series streaming on Amazon Prime by Emmy-nominated and award-winning TV producers. They visited UMBC in Fall 2021 to film 20 students who shared their stories about what it’s really like to be a Retriever. It provides an inside look into our campus without having to travel. It’s a whole new way of visiting colleges! Watch UMBC Segments and Featured Students.


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