Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). With ABET accreditation, students, employers, and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce. Since 1932, ABET has provided quality assurance of education through accreditation. ABET accredits more than 2700 engineering, engineering technology, computing, and applied science programs at over 550 colleges and universities nationally.

The mechanical engineering program at the University of Washington, Bothell (UWB) began in autumn 2014 and received full ABET accreditation in September 2017All graduates of the program are retroactively included under the umbrella of the ABET accreditation. 

Enrollment and Graduation Data

This table provides annual enrollment and graduation data for each academic year in the Mechanical Engineering program.

  Annual Enrollment Degree Awarded
2014 - 2015 34 0
2015 - 2016 60 28
2016 - 2017 80 27
2017 - 2018* 98 47


*2017–2018 numbers are estimates as of September 5, 2017. Actual enrollment values will not be available until after October 10, 2017.