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

  

92.7%

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

Dr. C. Nataraj

Professors Develop Means for Accelerating Fatigue Testing to Determine Structural Stability

Dr. C. Nataraj, Mechanical Engineering professor and director of the Villanova Center for Analytics of Dynamic Systems, and Professor and Department Chair Dr. Sridhar Santhanam, have completed phase one of an industry-sponsored project to economize and reduce the time consumption of fatigue testing, the method by which aircraft companies test aircraft parts under varying loads to determine structural stability.

JUNE 13, 2019

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Dr. Virginia Smith Leads Study Examining the Use of Fossils to Model Rivers through Climate Change

Dr. Virginia Smith Leads Study Examining the Use of Fossils to Model Rivers through Climate Change

The $538,583 NSF project will examine ~35 million-year-old sediments from an ancient river network to quantify how changes in precipitation, vegetation and temperature in the past caused changes in river discharge and flood magnitude.

MAY 29, 2019

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Villanova Engineering Researcher to Contribute to NIH Study on Mobility of MS Patients

Villanova Engineering Researcher to Contribute to NIH Study on Mobility of MS Patients

Dr. Meltem Izzetoglu, associate research professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Biomedical Signals, Systems and Analysis Laboratory, is part of a multi-institutional team awarded a $704,983 National Institute of Health grant for "Brain systems of locomotion and falls in older persons with multiple sclerosis."

JUNE 4, 2019

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Urban parks can help cities manage stormwater | KYW News Radio, June 8, 2019

Urban parks can help cities manage stormwater | KYW News Radio, June 8, 2019

Internationally recognized expert Dr. Robert Traver, professor and director of the Villanova Center for Resilient Water Systems, spoke to KYW Radio about the major role public parks play in helping cities manage stormwater.

JUNE 10, 2019

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Nova Racing Delivers Strong Performance at Michigan International Speedway

Nova Racing Delivers Strong Performance at Michigan International Speedway

The Formula SAE racecar that Nova Racing spent a year conceiving, designing, fabricating and testing placed 20th overall in competition against more than 125 teams from colleges and universities around the world.

MAY 30, 2019

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