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

  

31%

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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As an Environmental Science major Layla Defino ’22 asked a number of excellent questions, and connected with the farm animals.

A Visit to the Farm Provides One of E2SI’s Many Learning Experiences

The Engineering Entrepreneurship Summer Institute introduces students to entrepreneurial technologies, business principles and venture planning, not with standard-fare lectures and books, but with first-hand lessons from those who have “been there and done that.” In addition to guest speakers, the program takes students on a variety of educational field trips, including a recent visit to Milky Way Farm.

JUNE 18, 2019

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Flapping Wings and a Sense of Smell: How Insects Can Inform Tomorrow’s Robotics

Flapping Wings and a Sense of Smell: How Insects Can Inform Tomorrow’s Robotics

How do flying insects balance a sense of smell with aerodynamics to navigate their surroundings? And what can we learn from them that can be applied to unmanned aerial and underwater vehicles? Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Chengyu Li, PhD, is using computational fluid dynamics to find answers to those questions.

JULY 11, 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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Villanova Electrical Engineering Senior Wins IEEE Scholarship

Villanova Electrical Engineering Senior Wins IEEE Scholarship

Electrical Engineering senior Daniel McTeague has been awarded a $6,000 scholarship through the Merrill W. Buckley, Jr., IEEE Student-Branch Leadership Scholarship Program of the Philadelphia Section in recognition of his contributions to Villanova University’s student branch.

JUNE 20, 2019

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