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 right formula to win
The top performing Zips Formula race team is prepping for the world competition in Germany at the Hockenheimring Motor Racing Circuit in mid-summer.
UA to host National Student Steel Bridge Competition in 2014
The Department of Civil Engineering will host the National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC) in May 2014. The NSSBC is is co-sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).
Young inventors win rubber band contest
Four middle school students make final stretch of competition as Rubber Band Contest for Young Inventors enters fifth year.
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