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.

ALL PROGRAMS

The College offers 5 bachelor's and 9 master's degrees, 15+ certificates, and a PhD program.

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

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

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

Villanova Engineering provides undergraduates with opportunities inside and outside the classroom to explore their passions.

UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE

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

95.9%

SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE

  

95%

GRADUATE WITH INTERNSHIP, RESEARCH OR MILITARY EXPERIENCE

  

435

MASTER'S & PhD STUDENTS

  

76%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

31%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

#10

NATIONAL RANKING FOR PERCENTAGE OF FEMALE FACULTY

  

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ENGINEERING NEWS

New CubeSat Club: Exploring Space Science and Engineering

New CubeSat Club: Exploring Space Science and Engineering

Dr. Alan Johnston, associate teaching professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the faculty advisor for the new Villanova student organization known as CubeSat Club. A CubeSat is a nanosatellite that sends telemetry information—measurements communicated at remote points by automated processes—over radio signals received on earth by a ground station. They can help students learn about orbital mechanics, conditions in space and energy production via solar cells.

FEBRUARY 5, 2019

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College of Engineering Announces 2019 Ward Lecture Speaker: Dr. Anne Roby ’86 ChE

College of Engineering Announces 2019 Ward Lecture Speaker: Dr. Anne Roby ’86 ChE

Engineers’ Week at Villanova University begins February 17, and will end—and peak—on February 22 with the annual Patrick J. Cunningham, Jr. and Susan Ward '80 Endowed Lecture Series in Engineering. The 2019 Ward lecturer is Dr. Anne Roby, senior vice president for Linde plc, who will speak on “Engineers Advancing Sustainable and Integral Development.”

JANUARY 24, 2019

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Villanova Engineering Faculty Awarded Grant for Transformative Wastewater Treatment Process

Villanova Engineering Faculty Awarded Grant for Transformative Wastewater Treatment Process

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Metin Duran, PhD, and Assistant Professor Wenqing Xu, PhD, have received a $101,153 research grant from Renmatix, Inc., a Philadelphia-area biotechnology company, to develop an anammox-biochar system for one step, sustainable and cost-effective nitrogen removal and phosphorus recovery from wastewater.

FEBRUARY 7, 2019

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Villanova’s Dr. Al Ortega Appointed Associate Director of the Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems

Villanova’s Dr. Al Ortega Appointed Associate Director of the Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems

Dr. Alfonso Ortega, the James R. Birle Professor of Energy Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been appointed to the new position of associate director of the multi-university National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems (ES2). In this role, he will assist the Center’s three university sites with strategic planning and aligning the overall ES2 vision with industry partners. 

FEBRUARY 14, 2019

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