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

  

435

MASTER'S & PhD STUDENTS

  

76%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

33%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

#10

NATIONAL RANKING FOR PERCENTAGE OF FEMALE FACULTY

  

CHANGEMAKERS

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Dr. Bridget Wadzuk

A Green Infrastructure Research Lab Grows at Villanova |U.S. News & World Report, 9/13/19

Dr. Bridget Wadzuk, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, reflects on how changes in weather patterns, particularly increased rainfall, make stormwater a crucial environmental issue. The article also highlights the research being done on Villanova’s campus.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

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Engineering Student Present at 2019 Research Symposium

Engineering Student Present at 2019 Research Symposium

More than 25 College of Engineering undergraduates and graduate students, representing every department, participated in Villanova’s annual Student Research Symposium, sponsored by the University’s Center for Research and Fellowships.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

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Dr. Andrea Welker Provides Testimony in PES Fire Aftermath

Dr. Andrea Welker Provides Testimony in PES Fire Aftermath

Dr. Andrea Welker, PE, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, lends her expertise to the discussion of the ongoing Sunoco-era cleanup at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions complex where toxic pollutants have poured onto 1,300 acres in South Philadelphia for over 150 years.

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019

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Dr. Xun Jiao Honored with Best Paper Awards in IEEE and ACM Conferences

Dr. Xun Jiao Honored with Best Paper Awards in IEEE and ACM Conference

Despite only receiving his PhD one year ago, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr. Xun Jiao has already been recognized with two awarded papers in the field of embedded and cyber-physical computer systems.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019

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"Smart Brain" Could Help Doctors See Full Impact of Trauma, NBC10 News, Sept. 6, 2019

"Smart Brain" Could Help Doctors See Full Impact of Trauma, NBC10 News, Sept. 6, 2019

Mechanical Engineering's Dr. Qianhong Wu has developed and patented a smart brain that can demonstrate the effects of head injury.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019

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