The University of Kansas stands out amongst its peers for producing a well rounded and cultured engineer. Students can pursue their personal interests inside and outside of mechanical engineering. Each student chooses from hundreds of engineering and non-engineering elective courses to develop their specific interests and discover new ones. KU is home to many libraries, archives, museums and collections, all of which make fantastic additions to the classroom experience. Lectures, plays and concerts entertain and educate students on various subjects, cultures and artistic activities.