The College of Engineering produces some of the most sought-after, job-ready engineering graduates in the country.
In fact, more than 90 percent of grads land jobs within three months of graduation.
Our students have many opportunities to gain hands-on experience: through the highly-regarded co-op program, as members of our award-winning student design teams, by participating in research projects, and by applying classroom theory to a Capstone senior design project.
The College of Engineering asks alumni from the "slide rule era" to donate their engineering tools.
The CAER and The University of Akron Sign Master Research Agreement
UA and The Center for Advanced Engineering and Research (CAER) have established a five-year master research agreement with The University of Akron (UA) to work together to sustain and improve the growth of targeted industry clusters in Virginia’s Region 2000.
Operation Moon Dust
Student engineers are taking their Lunabot to Kennedy Space Center in Florida to compete in a NASA space challenge.
$100,000 gift from anonymous donor relieves student debt
When 10 engineering graduates receive their diplomas, they did so with less debt burden, thanks to a donor wishing “to promote career success and inspire lifelong meaningful contributions from these emerging leaders."
Student David Waligorski says robust career opportunities are only one reason why he chose corrosion engineering as his major. Learn about corrosion engineering at Akron.
By many measures, our college is growing:
- 92% job placement within three months of graduation
- 95% increase in undergraduate enrollment since 2004.
- 30% increase in graduate enrollment since 2004
- 4x growth in research expenditure over the last 8 years