The Loras College Mechanical Engineering program provides students the opportunity to develop strong technical and design skills.
Engineering Student Experience Examples
Building solar panels at our adopted Catholic high school in Haiti allowed students to apply their engineering knowledge, advance their commitment to sustainability and provide service to those who are truly in need.
Introducing the “E-Walk” so that Loras personnel from the Provost to Campus Safety staff can traverse the campus in sustainable, affordable, and efficient ways.
Creating the Loras logo for entry signs to the College as a senior capstone to demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively and provide a lasting gift to their alma mater.
Serving a Dubuque Stamp and Manufacturing Internship whereby our students designed the entire 40,000 square foot facility expansion.
Designing a functional, programmable, and user-friendly gaming console (e.g., Wii, Xbox) or green board that was selected as the first place winner at a prestigious regional competition.
For the past two years, 100% of Loras Engineering graduates have passed a mock assessment of the national Fundamental of Engineering exam (50% is the national average).
The Loras College Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Our ABET accreditation ensures our Engineering program meets the highest quality standards. We are one of only a few Engineering programs in Iowa accredited by ABET.
Loras Engineering Program Mission
The engineering program engages students in a rigorous, challenging, and comprehensive study of the fundamentals in engineering, mathematics, and science required to analyze, design, build, test, and operate engineered systems in a manner that emphasizes interdisciplinary leadership that contributes to the profession and to society.