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

Employment and continuing education outcomes are impressive for Villanova Engineering graduates.

UNDERGRADUATE OUTCOMES

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

  

92.3%

GRADUATE WITH INTERNSHIP, RESEARCH OR MILITARY EXPERIENCE

  

464

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  

88%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

33%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

94%

FRESHMAN-TO-SOPHOMORE RETENTION RATE

  

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Villanova’s Dr. Robert Caverly Serves as General Chair of IEEE’s Radio and Wireless Week

Villanova’s Dr. Robert Caverly Serves as General Chair of IEEE’s Radio and Wireless Week

As lead of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society's Radio and Wireless Week (RWW2020), Dr. Caverly oversaw five co-located and related topical conferences focused on the intersection between wireless communication theory, systems, circuits, and device technologies. The week provides a unique forum for engineers to discuss various technologies for state-of-the-art wireless systems and their end-use applications.

FEBRUARY 12, 2020

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Villanova Alumna Dr. Anne Roby ’86 Honored for Contributions to Global Industrial Gas Industry

Villanova Alumna Dr. Anne Roby ’86 Honored for Contributions to Global Industrial Gas Industry

College of Engineering alumna Anne Roby, PhD, ’86 ChE has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering, “For developments in oxidation processes and leadership in technological developments, safety, and business growth in global industrial gas companies.” NAE membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer.

FEBRUARY 18, 2020

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Villanova Kicks Off Engineers Week with Order of the Engineer Ceremony

Villanova Kicks Off Engineers Week with Order of the Engineer Ceremony

On February 17th, 2020, the Villanova University chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers sponsored an “Order of the Engineer” ring ceremony. The Order of the Engineer organization has promoted ethics and fostered a sense of pride within the engineering profession since 1970. This year, 33 graduating seniors and practicing engineers were initiated.

FEBRUARY 18, 2020

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Sea Grant Provides Funding for Professors’ Stream Research

Sea Grant Provides Funding for Professors’ Stream Research

Drs. Virginia Smith and Andrea Welker in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been awarded nearly $120,000 in funding through the Pennsylvania Sea Grant program to evaluate the comprehensive impacts of urbanization and restoration on stream processes in the Delaware estuary.

JANUARY 23, 2020

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Aqua, Villanova University, Lifetime Wells International Join Forces for Sustainable Water Trip to Ghana | Montco Today

Aqua, Villanova University, Lifetime Wells International Join Forces for Sustainable Water Trip to Ghana | Montco Today

During spring break, four Villanova engineering students will travel to Ghana with Aqua America and Lifetime Wells International to visit several villages each day to perform condition assessments of existing wells.

FEBRUARY 18, 2020

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