About the College

Villanova University College of Engineering is home to four departments

Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering


Through these departments, engineering students can pursue 
30 degree or certificate options:

Five Bachelor of Science degrees
Nine Master of Science degrees
15 certificates
A part- or full-time PhD in Engineering


Department Offerings


The undergraduate programs in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Mission Statement

Villanova University’s College of Engineering is committed to an educational program that emphasizes technical excellence and a liberal education within the framework of the University's Augustinian and Catholic traditions. As a community of scholars, we seek to educate students to pursue both knowledge and wisdom, and to aspire to ethical and moral leadership within their chosen careers, their community, and the world.

We value a spirit of community among all members of the college that respects academic freedom and inquiry, the discovery and cultivation of new knowledge, and continued innovation in all that we do.

Department Chairs

Chemical Engineering
Dr. Noelle Comolli

White Hall Rm 215

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Shawn Gross

Tolentine Hall Rm 139

Computer and Electrical Engineering
Dr. Bijan Mobasseri

Tolentine Hall Rm 411B

Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Sridhar Santhanam

Tolentine Hall Rm 131