Important Public Information

Program Level Educational Objectives for the MET Degree Program (West Lafayette, Columbus and New Albany)

MET Graduates two to five years into their careers:

1.  deliver services and support to both internal and external clients by applying technical knowledge, problem solving techniques and  hands-on skills in traditional and emerging areas of the mechanical discipline.

2.  are active participants in ongoing professional development, professional growth and increasing professional responsibility.

3.  Effectively communicate ideas with technical and non-technical people.

4.  work effectively in teams

5.  work within the accepted standards of professional integrity and conduct.

MET Students at the time of graduation:

MET Students at the time of graduation:

1.  apply knowledge, problem solving techniques, and hands-on skills in the areas of product development, materials specification, manufacturing processes, fluid power, energy systems and continuous improvement.

2.  recognize the need for continuing professional development.

3.  communicate effectively with others.

4.  work effectively in teams.

5. are aware of and practice accepted standards of integrity and ethical conduct in their profession.

Enrollment Trends

  2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013




West Lafayette 549 457 466 476 512 531 598 618 679
Columbus 68 55 77 71 73 67
New Albany 67 79 83 106 110 106


Placement Data

Number of Graduates Percent of Grads Reported Placement Rate Average Salary
91 87.9% 90% $60,150