Two University of Akron engineering students working in a lab


College of Engineering

About 1,200 University of Akron engineering students are placed in co-ops every year


Students placed in co-ops each year

The average starting salary of our graduates is $63,365


Average starting salary of graduates

We average about $1 million in research funding every month


Research funding per month

Why Akron?

Engineering student at The University of Akron on a co-op with Marathon Oil

Co-op program 

Blend paid industry work with your studies. Co-ops can lead to full-time employment after graduation.

A student tests a baja car at The College of Engineering at The University of Akron.

Design teams

Rockets or robots? Race cars or remote-control planes? Whatever your interest, we have a design team for you.

Engineering student at The University of Akron


The development of new technologies, breakthroughs, and scientific advances are a routine part of students’ education.

Alumni Stories

On the job with a structural engineer

How can one person have first-hand ability to change the world?

Learn this and more in this edition of Alumni Stories with Civil Engineering alum Joshua Thomas.


I chose UA because it offered the only corrosion engineering bachelor’s degree program in the country. There was no question I was going to come here.

Rogelio De Las Casas,
majoring in corrosion engineering

University of Akron engineering student Rogelio De Las Casas


The Student Union at The University of Akron

Check out 2020 Visit Day opportunities!

Learn about the enrollment process, academic programs, scholarships, financial assistance, student life and so much more. Learn more and register. 

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College of Engineering is responding to class cancelations

Read our College FAQ in response to UA class cancelations

Please be safe out there. Review the Q&A we developed in response to commonly asked questions relating to the College of Engineering and UA’s recent COVID-19 news.

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Meet the Mercury Plastics scholarship recipients

Our students are at it again. Mercury Plastics LLC recently awarded five engineering students scholarships totaling $10,000.

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The College of Engineering Year in Review

The best is yet to come

See the best engineering stories from 2019 and review new initiatives

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