Credits required
181-182 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 181-182 quarter credits are equal to 120.67-121.33 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$428 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering – Online

Put your future in motion

Mechanical engineers create, build and ensure the safety of many of the world’s most relied-upon systems. Whether you’re working in the field of transportation, infrastructure, manufacturing or energy production, you’ll play a critical role in keeping the world moving as a mechanical engineer.

When you earn a mechanical engineering bachelor’s degree online with Oregon State University, you’ll gain traditional mechanical engineering training alongside computational engineering skills that are essential to the future of this field. You’ll also learn how to use computational models and algorithms to simulate, analyze and optimize how different mechanical systems perform — so you can better anticipate issues and rapidly prototype to solve complex engineering problems.

Accredited quality you can rely on

Oregon State’s B.S. in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET — a nonprofit, nongovernmental agency that offers accreditation through a voluntary peer review process. ABET only offers accreditation to degree programs like this one that meet the highest quality standards in preparing graduates for their professions.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • Oregon State is institutionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation’s 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.

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