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

  

CHANGEMAKERS

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ENGINEERING NEWS

College Adds Two New Manufacturing PA Grants to Slate of Funded Projects

College Adds Two New Manufacturing PA Grants to Slate of Funded Projects

Through the state’s Manufacturing PA program, academia and industry embark on research projects to develop new technologies and advance innovation. The latest grants will support Mechanical Engineering’s Dr. Calvin Li on “Innovation in the Calibration of CO2 Sensors to Increase Throughput” and Dr. C. Nataraj for “Development of a Low-Cost Field Ventilator.”

APRIL 21, 2021

Engineers Take Top Awards on Pitch Day 2021

Engineers Take Top Awards on Pitch Day 2021

Though this year’s event took place virtually, the results of Pitch Day 2021 did not disappoint Villanova Engineers who took the top Meyer ICE Awards and were represented on winning teams in the Villanova Student Entrepreneurship Competition.

MAY 6, 2021

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College Recognizes Exceptional Seniors at Dean’s Award Event

College Recognizes Exceptional Seniors at Dean’s Award Event

The Campus Green was a site for celebration on April 22 when the College of Engineering recognized its Academic Excellence and Meritorious Service awardees. Departments also presented senior medallions and the recipient of the College’s highest honor, the Robert D. Lynch Award, was announced.  

MAY 7, 2021

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Dr. Chengyu Li

NSF Grant Supports Chengyu Li’s Research on Flow Across Scales

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Chengyu Li was awarded nearly $184,000 to study how flexible structures generate flow across the viscous-inertial transition with the goal of developing broadly applicable scaling principles to guide future technology development including bioinspired devices, sensors, and robots.

MAY 6, 2021

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College Graduates Inaugural Class of Grand Challenges Scholars

College Graduates Inaugural Class of Grand Challenges Scholars

The National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges Scholars Program is an engineering education supplement that broadens the reach of undergraduate study. The 2021 class of scholars included Simon Brooks, Bridget LaSala, Siobhan Merrill and Aldo Pierini.  

MAY 4, 2021

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