COLLEGE OF

ENGINEERING

WHAT CHANGE WILL YOU IGNITE?

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.

Our collaboratively competitive community of undergraduate through doctoral students benefit from faculty members who are industry experts 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 that give them the footing they need to grow professionally and collaborate effectively across disciplines.

Villanova engineers are rigorously educated, socially grounded, conscientious thinkers and doers who are professionally prepared to make meaningful change in the world.

Jake Elmer and Brianna Conte

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

 

 

ENGINEERING AT A GLANCE

92.1%

SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE

  

90%

WHO WANT AN INTERNSHIP HAVE AT LEAST ONE

  

483

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  

88%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

33%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

93.5%

FRESHMAN-TO-SOPHOMORE RETENTION RATE

  

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Villanova University Launches Sustainable Enterprise Executive Education & Development Program

Villanova University Launches Sustainable Enterprise Executive Education & Development Program

Bringing together a commitment to lifelong learning with a passion for sustainability, Villanova University announces the launch of SEED—Sustainable Enterprise Executive Education & Development. Combining the leadership expertise of faculty from the highly ranked Villanova School of Business with the technical knowledge of professors in the College of Engineering’s first-of-its-kind Sustainable Engineering program, SEED is for experienced professionals interested in creating value by designing and incorporating sustainability practices into their business environments.

MARCH 8, 2021

Villanova Students Develop Innovative Solutions at First-Annual Health Hackathon Focused on COVID-19

Villanova Students Develop Innovative Solutions at First-Annual Health Hackathon Focused on COVID-19

Students from Engineering, Nursing, Business and Liberal Arts & Sciences competed in the three-day virtual event hosted by Villanova University’s Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Institute. In the process they learned design thinking frameworks, conducted design research, and built prototypes. Faculty from the schools and colleges shared expertise and experiences, providing guidance to the participants, who worked as teams in virtual breakout rooms.

APRIL 8, 2021

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Graduate Students Recognized in Engineers’ Week Poster Competition

Graduate Students Recognized in Engineers’ Week Poster Competition

As a part of Engineers' Week in February, more than 20 graduate students presented their work virtually for the 4th Annual Graduate Student Poster Competition. Engineering faculty evaluated the posters in two categories—technical excellence and presentation excellence—and prizes were awarded.

MARCH 19, 2021

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Team VUDURU M.A.E. credits Emily Dupervil ’22 VSB for her artistic contributions to the mission logo.

Shooting for Mars: Villanova Team Named Finalist in NASA RASC-AL Challenge

In its first year in the competition, a team of students from Villanova, Drexel and Rutgers universities has been named a finalist in NASA’s Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts—Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) program. Led by Villanova Engineering graduate student Nicholas Florio ’20 EE, ’21 MSEE, the team developed the Jemison Crewed Ascent Vehicle, honoring the first African American female astronaut, Mae C. Jemison. In June they will present their concept to NASA and other aerospace leaders.

APRIL 8, 2021

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Pushing the Envelope | Plastics Engineering, February 2021

Pushing the Envelope | Plastics Engineering, February 2021

Growing use of composites signals a new direction in 3D printing that  expands the technology’s suitability for high-performance and specialty parts. In this article, Mechanical Engineering’s Dr. Bo Li, an expert in hybrid nano-architectures and advanced manufacturing, speaks to enhanced strength as a fundamental driving force for their use.

APRIL 5, 2021

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