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’s engineering curriculum offers a variety of practical, hands-on opportunities for all students.

Villanova Experiental Learning

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

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

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

CAREER READINESS

Villanova Engineers apply their skills in communities around the world.

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.

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.

Students can pursue independent research or research with faculty.

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

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

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

GRADUATE OPTIONS

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

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

  

444

MASTER'S & PhD STUDENTS

  

76%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

29%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

#13

NATIONAL RANKING FOR PERCENTAGE OF FEMALE FACULTY

  

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Villanova Electrical and Computer Engineering students develop ADHD tool from MarioKart game.

This student-created 'Mario Kart' mod will have you hyperfocused │Mashable

Using neurofeedback technology, Villanova Electrical and Computer Engineering students can track a player’s focus level, which affects MarioKart’s speed. The tool is designed to help children with ADHD.

MAY 24, 2018

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Nova Racing Places in Top 20 at Michigan International Speedway

Nova Racing Places in Top 20 at Michigan International Speedway

In placing 17th overall out of 120 teams,  Nova Racing enjoyed its best performance to date. Comprised of engineers, business students and even an English major, Villanova's multidisciplinary Formula SAE race team finished in the top 10 for acceleration and top 20 for design. 

MAY 30, 2018

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A Camden kid lived the story, and a Philly author wrote the book

A Camden kid lived the story, and a Philly author wrote the book │Philadelphia Inquirer

Villanova Civil Engineering alumnus Luis Gaitain ’10 is the inspiration behind Zap!, a mystery, adventure, and lively slice of urban life for children. He’s also an inspiration to the kids he coaches in the program he co-founded called I Run This City: Camden NJ.

JUNE 14, 2018

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Two Villanova Engineering students were awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Villanova Engineers Recognized with NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Two recent Villanova Engineering graduates were awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Thomas Gill ’16 ME is a PhD student at Stanford University and Stephanie Jones ’18 ECE will be pursuing her PhD at Northwestern University.

MAY 1, 2018

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