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

Petroleum Engineering Course Teaches Students Where Energy Comes From and How We Get It

Petroleum Engineering Course Teaches Students Where Energy Comes From and How We Get It

Dr. Scott Jackson brings his 33 years of expertise with DuPont to the classroom for a new course in Petroleum Engineering. In addition to providing an understanding of the industry, he addresses the environmental issues associated with fossil fuels.

JANUARY 17, 2019

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College Introduces Cellular Engineering Course in Response to Industry Demand

College Introduces Cellular Engineering Course in Response to Industry Demand

Offered by the Chemical Engineering Department, this new course provides undergraduates with a competitive edge in the rapidly evolving field of gene therapy, which is ripe with job opportunities.

DECEMBER 18, 2018

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Beetlebots Destroy the Competition

Beetlebots Destroy the Competition

In what has become an annual competition, 150 sophomore mechanical engineering majors, working in teams, pitted their Beetlebots against each other in an arena-style fight to the death.

DECEMBER 19, 2018

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Growing Greener Grant Continues Support of Villanova’s Campus Stormwater Efforts

Growing Greener Grant Continues Support of Villanova’s Campus Stormwater Efforts

Under the leadership of Dr. Bridget Wadzuk, Villanova’s Urban Stormwater Partnership has received a $332,328 grant from the PA Department of Environmental Protection to focus on innovative techniques and initiatives to address stormwater.

JANUARY 17, 2019

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