COLLEGE OF

ENGINEERING

HOW WILL YOU IGNITE CHANGE?

Villanova Engineering undergraduates work with faculty on ground-breaking research.

Villanova engineers are rigorously educated, socially grounded, conscientious thinkers and doers who are professionally prepared to make meaningful change in the world.

Our collaboratively competitive community of undergraduate through doctoral students benefits from faculty members who are experts in their fields and recognized for excellence in teaching, applied learning techniques and scholarly research. They prepare and educate engineers to be society’s future innovators and technical leaders, and help students develop the broad-based leadership skills they need to grow professionally and collaborate effectively across disciplines.

Built on a foundation of academic excellence, community, ethical leadership and service, Villanova University College of Engineering offers an engineering education that ignites both hearts and minds, creating wisdom to shape the world.

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

DEPARTMENTS

Four academic departments are home to undergraduate and graduate programs and 70+ full-time faculty.

RESEARCH

Faculty and students engage in research in 6 centers of excellence and several specialty areas.

BACHELOR'S

Pursue your BS or 5-year BS/MS in Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

MASTER'S

Advance your career with one of 9 part-time or full-time grad programs—available on campus or online.

DOCTORAL

Our distinctive PhD program educates highly qualified scholars for academia, industry and government.

CERTIFICATE

Earn your graduate certificate in one of 15+ programs; most can be completed entirely online.

THE VILLANOVA ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

Villanova Experiental Learning

ENGINEERING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Villanova Engineering undergraduates are prepared professionally through the Career Compass program.

CAREER READINESS

Villanova Engineers apply their skills in communities around the world.

SERVICE LEARNING

Employment and continuing education outcomes are impressive for Villanova Engineering graduates.

UNDERGRADUATE OUTCOMES

Students can pursue independent research or research with faculty.

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Graduate students can earn their degrees full-time, part-time or online.

GRADUATE OPTIONS

Engineering majors study abroad, serve internationally and conduct research globally.

STUDY ABROAD

ENGINEERING AT A GLANCE

95.6%

SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE

  

92.3%

GRADUATE WITH INTERNSHIP, RESEARCH OR MILITARY EXPERIENCE

  

464

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  

88%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

33%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

#10

NATIONAL RANKING FOR PERCENTAGE OF FEMALE FACULTY

  

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Villanova Engineering Students Address Real World Challenges through INNOVATE: The L3Harris Summer Program

Villanova Engineering Students Address Real World Challenges through INNOVATE: The L3Harris Summer Program

This summer, INNOVATE (formerly known as the Harris Summer Innovation Program) provided four multidisciplinary teams of Villanova students with an opportunity to engage in the engineering design process to build prototypes to address real world problems. Applications are now being accepted for 2020.

OCTOBER 10, 2019

Villanova 'Idea Hackathon' Aims to Address Poverty through Blockchain Technology

Villanova 'Idea Hackathon' Aims to Address Poverty through Blockchain Technology

During the three-day event, "Alleviating Poverty with Blockchain," interdisciplinary student teams will use blockchain technology to develop design solutions to address issues of poverty. College of Engineering adjunct professor Hasshi Sudler, a cyber security expert, has led coordination of the event with Villanova School of Business professor Dr. Michael S. Pagano.

OCTOBER 18, 2019

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Professors Lead Flood Prediction and Response Research

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professors Lead Flood Prediction and Response Research

Drs. Seri Park and Virginia Smith in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been awarded funding by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Transportation Research Board to document “Practices for Integrated Flood Prediction and Response Systems.”

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

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This Lifelike Brain Could Help Doctors Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury | Philadelphia Magazine,  10/2/2019

This Lifelike Brain Could Help Doctors Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury | Philadelphia Magazine,  10/2/2019

Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Qianhong Wu has invented a "Smart Brain" that simulates exactly what happens in the brain during head injuries.

OCTOBER 2, 2019

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Villanova Engineering’s Dr. Robert Caverly Elevated to Life Fellow Status of IEEE

Villanova Engineering’s Dr. Robert Caverly Elevated to Life Fellow Status of IEEE

Professor Robert Caverly has been recognized as a Life Fellow by IEEE “for contributions to modeling and design of radio frequency switching devices."

OCTOBER 2, 2019

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