College of Engineering

College of Engineering

BUILDING POWERFUL FUTURES

The College of Engineering produces some of the most sought-after, job-ready engineering graduates in the country.

Choose from eight undergraduate programs and master’s and doctoral degree programs in all departments.

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VISIT THE COLLEGE!

Engineering Visit Day - 

  • Get an in depth look at our Engineering College and all we have to offer. Speak with academic and student service representatives, take a campus tour, visit different residence halls, and the Engineering facilities. Details at www.uakron.edu/visitUA

UA Fall Visit Days -  Nov 4

  • Get a great overview of UA. Speak with academic and student service representatives, take a campus tour, visit different residence halls, and the Engineering facilities. Details at www.uakron.edu/visitUA

Daily and some Saturday Information Sessions and Campus Tours 

  • Talk with an Admissions representative and then take a student-guided campus tour. Details.

If you are unavailable on these dates or would like a second campus visit, the College of Engineering offers individual information sessions where you meet with a representative from the Engineering Dean's office and tour of the College's facilities. To schedule, call 330-972-7529 or write to VisitCOE@uakron.edu.

INSIDE THE COLLEGE

Learn about academics

Learn about engineering research

Learn about student desgin teams

Learn about out-of-the-classroom learning opportunities, or co-ops


Engineering salary and placement information

Based on a survey knowledge rate of 98 percent of the college's Spring 2015 graduates. See story about university-wide results: More UA grads report career success


COLLEGE NEWS

  • Stackpole Engineering

    Stackpole Engineering Services, Inc., a full service provider of engineering solutions, recently partnered with The University of Akron College of Engineering, sharing Dymola software, a complete tool for modeling and simulation. President Michael Stackpole, who received his Master of Science in mechanical engineering from UA in 1991, purchased Dymola software for the College of Engineering and has arranged for faculty and student training.

    Stackpole Engineering is a long-time partner with the College of Engineering’s Co-op and Placement program. Engineering students will now receive advanced training on the sophisticated Dymola software, honing their skills as Stackpole co-op employees.  Stackpole officials will also train students in specific areas of industry need, increasing UA students’ competitive edge.

  • Job shadowing will help first year STEM students find career paths
    A $450,000 National Science Foundation grant will support pairing first year students in paid job-shadowing experiences with current UA STEM students already in co-ops/internships.

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STUDENT SUPPORT & DEVELOPMENT

COLLEGE’S RAPID GROWTH

By many measures, our college is growing:

  • 96% job placement within six months of graduation
  • 122% increase in undergraduate enrollment since 2004.
  • 30% increase in graduate enrollment since 2004
  • 4X growth in research expenditure over the last 8 years

CONTACT

College of Engineering
Auburn Science and Engineering Center (ASEC)
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-3901
Phone: 330-972-6978

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