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

  

CHANGEMAKERS

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Dr. Michele Marcolongo

Villanova University Appoints Michele Marcolongo, PhD, as the Drosdick Endowed Dean of the College of Engineering

Villanova University appointed Michele Marcolongo, PhD, as the Drosdick Endowed Dean of the College of Engineering, effective July 31. Dr. Marcolongo’s engineering career spans more than three decades and encompasses roles as an academician, researcher, administrator, inventor and entrepreneur.

APRIL 3, 2020

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Villanovans Launch Low-cost Ventilator Initiative

Villanovans Launch Low-cost Ventilator Initiative

In response to the nationwide shortage of ventilators to treat critically ill coronavirus patients, a team of Villanova engineers has partnered with M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing graduate students and medical professionals from Geisinger Health System and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to design, develop, test and validate a low-cost (< $500) machine to address the region’s needs.

APRIL 2, 2020

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How Blockchain Can Help Medical Facilities Control The Spread Of Coronavirus

How Blockchain Can Help Medical Facilities Control The Spread Of Coronavirus

Hasshi Sudler, adjunct professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, explains how the blockchain can be a common source of data that allows medical facilities to share immutable information internationally.

MARCH 26, 2020

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Dr. Moeness Amin Shares Signal Processing Expertise in Saudi Arabia

Dr. Moeness Amin Shares Signal Processing Expertise in Saudi Arabia

Dr. Moeness Amin, director of Villanova’s Center for Advanced Communications, College of Engineering, recently traveled to Saudi Arabia where he was invited to lecture on advances in signal processing theory and applications at three Saudi universities.

MARCH 13, 2020

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Dr. Pritpal Singh, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Teacher and Global Energizer, PRISM, February 2020

Dr. Pritpal Singh, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is a member of the board of the American Society of Engineering Education. In this profile, he shares his love for teaching, sustainable energy research and working with developing communities.

MARCH 23, 2020

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