Excellence. Innovation. Integrity.
Those are three words that describe the College of Engineering. Below are also some fast facts that make the College of Engineering stand out from other schools -- see for yourself!
- The middle 50% of our 2010 freshmen scored between 650 and 720 in the MSAT, and between 590 and 680 in the VSAT.
- 94% of our 2010 freshmen ranked in the top quarter of their high schools.
- The Class of 2015 consists of students from 24 states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands, as well as Lebanon and El Salvador.
- There are approximately 875 full-time undergraduate engineering students, 27% of whom are female.
- 94% of Fall 2010 freshmen remained in the College of Engineering after their first year.
- All engineering students are assigned a faculty advisor.
- Students have the option of graduating with both a Bachelor's and Master's degree within a formal, five year program.
- Freshmen engineering students follow a core curriculum, with the exception of a discipline-specific requirement taken in the second semester.
- Freshmen declare their major during the spring of their freshmen year.
- All classes are taught by faculty.
- The engineering curriculum consists of at least 18 liberal arts credits.
- Minors and Concentrations - over 50 minors and concentrations within the Villanova School of Business, the Colleges of Engineering, Liberal Arts & Sciences and Nursing are available for students. In the Class of 2009, 40% graduated with a minor.
- All freshman engineering students are issued a laptop computer.
- There are 23 student organizations, including engineering honor societies, student chapters of professional engineering societies, and minority student organizations.
- International study abroad opportunities continue to expand, providing engineering students with the option of a semester or year abroad.