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The Mechanical Engineer program at College of Engineering, UASLP, was created on 1983, as an option to prepare students interested on mechanics as an engineering discipline. The objetive is provide society a professional of mechanical engineering at the highest level, with a solid preparation in the area of design activities, manufacturing, assembly, installation, startup, testing, operation, and maintenance of mechanical systems. And efficiently manage human and financial resources to achieve the objectives of the company or institution where he works.

  • Accredited by CACEI (Engineering Teaching Acreditation Council), http://cacei.org.mx
  • Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org 
  • Incorporated to the Register of High Performance of Undergraduate Programs-EGEL 

The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Program is to prepare Mechanical Engineering professionals of the highest level, capable of integrating into society in a dignified and effective way, applying their knowledge and skills to find effective solutions to mechanical problems.

  Applicant Profile

Desirable characteristics in the student:

  • Capability, interest and precision work into physical and natural sciences.
  • Able to be a good observer and to analyze and explain the meaning of natural phenomena.
  • Creativity and imagination development to solve problems.
  • High desire to contribute into problems solution to benefit society.
  • Take advantage to use time wisely.
  • A high attitude for personal improvement and self confident.
  • To work under pressure.
  • Persistency, tenacity and optimism.
  • Group work capability.
  • Determination to make decisions.
  Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

It is expected that a few years after the graduation the Mechanical Engineering Program will allow its graduates to:

  1. To find effective solutions to technical problems related to mechanical systems, taking into consideration the limitations by the material, technology and economic costs.
  2. To design, fabricate, install, and start up, testing, operation and maintenance of mechanical systems in companies and institutions production and service.
  3. To lead, organize, develop, coordinate and control production processes and quality.
  4. To efficiently manage human resources, technical, material and financial resources to achieve the objectives of the company or institution.
  Student Outcomes
  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, to formulate, and to solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The necessary broad education to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. Knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  12. A willingness to asume leadership roles and responsibilities.

Full Certificate or evidence attesting full finishing the baccalaureate in any of the following ways:

  • Physics - Mathematics Baccalaureate
  • General or Unique Baccalaureate
  • Technological Baccalaureate in an appropriate area


Approve Admission Test, which consists of the following assessments:

  • Health
  • Psychometric
  • Knowledge
  Professional Field
  • Productive or service industries
  • Business advisory and specialized service expertise
  • Development of design and inspection projects
  • In verification and evaluation activities
  • Specialized Consultant on sales
  • Teaching and research
Click to view subject guides for the entrance exam
These guides are the same for all the programs offered by the College of Engineering.