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

  

464

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  

88%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

33%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

94%

FRESHMAN-TO-SOPHOMORE RETENTION RATE

  

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Student Teams Present Innovative Ideas in Future of Packaging Hackathon

Student Teams Present Innovative Ideas in Future of Packaging Hackathon

Villanova University and the College of Engineering recently hosted the triennial Future of Packaging Consortium, which included a student “packathon” that tasked four interdisciplinary teams with developing creative solutions to challenges facing the packaging industry.

OCTOBER 29, 2019

ECE Department Presents Student Internship Panel

ECE Department Presents Student Internship Panel

In light of the impressive internships held by Villanova Electrical and Computer Engineering students this past summer, Department Chair Dr. Bijan Mobasseri arranged a panel to allow seniors to share their experiences and advice with underclassmen.

OCTOBER 17, 2019

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Model Could Offer Noninvasive Way to Study Brain Injury | The Doctor’s Channel “Video of the Week”

Model Could Offer Noninvasive Way to Study Brain Injury | The Doctor’s Channel “Video of the Week”

A team of engineers led by the College of Engineering’s Dr. Qianhong Wu have constructed a model brain that provides a noninvasive new way to study brain injury. The model—which was informed by real patient data—is laden with pressure sensors that determine the impact of trauma.

NOVEMBER 12, 2019

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Hundreds Participate in Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership Symposium

Hundreds Participate in Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership Symposium

More than 300 representatives from academia, industry and public and private sectors attended the Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership’s 11th Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Symposium for which the theme was “Building Resilience into Stormwater."

OCTOBER 31, 2019

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Dan Spracklin, founder and COE of SoMax Bioenergy

Partnership with Villanova Engineering Yields Elemental Recycling Technology

Dan Spracklin, founder and CEO of SoMax Bioenergy, began working with Villanova University’s Sustainable Engineering program as a member of the RISE Forum. With the help of graduate students and faculty, his company developed an elemental recycling platform to produce hydro-char—clean coal that can be combusted with zero net carbon emissions—as well as nutrient rich liquid fertilizer from manure and other waste materials.

OCTOBER 29, 2019

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