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

  

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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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E2SI Students Deliver Unique Products in Culminating Class Presentations

E2SI Students Deliver Unique Products in Culminating Class Presentations

The seven-week Engineering Entrepreneurship Summer Institute (E2SI) culminates in student teams presenting their products and services to an audience of would-be investors.

AUGUST 16, 2019

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Newly Renamed Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Sets Course

Newly Renamed Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Sets Course

Significant changes are underway in Villanova University’s Department of Chemical Engineering. Intended to reflect the changing nature of chemical engineering in industry and meet the demands of constituents, the department will undergo a name change and change in the course curriculum.

AUGUST 15, 2019

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Villanova Engineering Earns Manufacturing PA Innovation Program Awards

Villanova Engineering Earns Manufacturing PA Innovation Program Awards

Three Villanova College of Engineering projects were among the 26 funded through the Manufacturing PA initiative. With faculty as the principle investigators, the program embeds graduate and undergraduate students with local manufacturers, where they embark on research projects to develop new technologies and advance innovation.

JUNE 26, 2019

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Climate Change Implications for U.S. Military Aircraft | The Center for Climate and Security

Climate Change Implications for U.S. Military Aircraft | The Center for Climate and Security

Climate change is radically altering the physical environment in the theater of conflict, making future military successes dependent on adaptation today. New research shows that climate change is reducing performance of military aircraft. Dr. Mary McRae, a PhD graduate of Villanova’s Sustainable Engineering program, has developed a vulnerability assessment model that predicts the frequency and severity of climate-related performance impacts for both airbases and aircraft.

AUGUST 16, 2019

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