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

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

Villanova Engineers Recognized as National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows

Villanova Engineers Recognized as National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows

Six Villanova University students and alumni, including four from the College of Engineering, have been recognized as National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

MAY 2, 2019

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Villanova Engineering Joins Grand Challenges Scholars Program

Villanova Engineering Joins Grand Challenges Scholars Program

Villanova has joined more than 125 engineering schools in the U.S. that have adopted an engineering education supplement that “adds global awareness and social skills with a focus on the Grand Challenges to broaden the reach of undergraduate study.” Starting with the class of 2023, students will be invited to apply to the program, which requires them to select one of the designated grand challenges and make progress in five competencies established by the National Academy of Engineering.

MAY 1, 2019

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The Infrastructure Win-Win Right Down the Street From You | ASCE New

The Infrastructure Win-Win Right Down the Street From You | ASCE New

This year, the Academic Excellence Award was presented to 27 students, the top 10 percent by cumulative grade point average in each engineering major. Fifteen seniors who distinguished themselves through long-term extra-curricular and/or service activities within the College were presented with the Meritorious Service Award.

MAY 17, 2019

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Villanova Sets New University Record with 31 Students and Alumni Winning Prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Grants

Villanova Sets New University Record with 31 Students and Alumni Winning Prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Grants

Four College of Engineering students and alumni are among the University’s 31 winners:  Mackenzie Bowden '18 ChE, '20 MSSE; Elizabeth Cullen '19 ChE; Bridget Gile '19 CE and Mary Spillane '18 ME.

MAY 7, 2019

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