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

Forbes Under 30 Summit—a Networking Experience Unlike Any Other

Forbes Under 30 Summit—a Networking Experience Unlike Any Other

Over 7,000 of the world’s top innovators and entrepreneurs under the age of 30 gathered last month for the fifth annual Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston, MA. Among representatives from Villanova University were College of Engineering seniors Anthony Busa ’19 ChE and Branden Garrett ’19 CpE.

NOVEMBER 19, 2018

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Villanova Introduces Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Minor

Villanova Introduces Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Minor

In response to the nation’s severe shortage of cyber-professionals, the University has launched a new minor in cybersecurity, jointly offered through the College of Engineering’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and the Department of Computer Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

NOVEMBER 20, 2018

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Personal and Educational Growth through Service Learning

Personal and Educational Growth through Service Learning

This semester, 52 undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members are traveling to communities in Madagascar, Ghana, Tanzania, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Cambodia and Panama to put their engineering skills to work through the Villanova Engineering Service Learning program.  

 

NOVEMBER 26, 2018

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Center for Advanced Communication Researchers Continue Winning Ways

Center for Advanced Communication Researchers Continue Winning Ways

Villanova Engineering PhD graduate Dr. Si Qin will receive the 2018 IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award for his work on “Generalized Coprime Array Configurations for Direction-of-Arrival Estimation.”

DECEMBER 4, 2018

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