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

95.6%

SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE

  

92.7%

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

Assistant Professor Wenqing Xu Takes Lead on $1.46M Research Project to Address Explosive Residuals at Military Training Sites

Assistant Professor Wenqing Xu Takes Lead on $1.46M Research Project to Address Explosive Residuals at Military Training Sites

Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Dr. Wenqing Xu and a multi-institutional team of researchers have received a Department of Defense grant for “Optimizing Carbon Amendments that Simultaneously Adsorb and Transform Legacy and Insensitive High Explosives.”

MARCH 21, 2019

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Two Villanova Engineering Students Named Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University

Two Villanova Engineering Students Named Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University

Bridget Gile ’19 CE and Andrew Lee ’19 ME—are among the 68 students from around the world selected as part of the 2019 cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University. Both Gile and Lee have been accepted to PhD programs, in civil and environmental engineering and in materials science and engineering respectively, at Stanford School of Engineering.

MARCH 22, 2019

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AIAA Quadcopter Project Contributes to Student Learning

AIAA Quadcopter Project Contributes to Student Learning

Members of Villanova University’s chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics are putting their skills to work building an Arduino-driven quadcopter.

MARCH 22, 2019

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Villanova Professor Publishes a “Model-Based Investigation of Cytokine Dynamics in Immunotherapies”

Villanova Professor Publishes a “Model-Based Investigation of Cytokine Dynamics in Immunotherapies”

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Dr. Jacky Huang’s Biological and Environmental Systems Engineering group recently published a paper in the journal Processes detailing a modeling-based strategy to combat cytokine release syndrome, which is a deadly side effect found in immunotherapy patients.

MARCH 4, 2019

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