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

Chemical Engineering
BS in Chemical Engineering
5-year BS/MS
MS in Chemical Engineering
MS in Biochemical Engineering
Certificates in:

Environmental Protection in Chemical Industry
Biochemical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering
BS in Civil Engineering
5-year BS/MS
MS in Civil Engineering
MS in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
Certificate in Urban Water Resources Design

Electrical and Computer Engineering
BS in Computer Engineering
BS in Electrical Engineering
BS in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering (4.5 years dual degree program)
5-year BS/MS in Computer Engineering
5-year BS in Computer Engineering/MS in Cybersecurity
5-year BS/MS in Electrical Engineering
MS in Computer Engineering
MS in Cybersecurity
MS in Electrical Engineering
Certificates in:

Computer Architecture
Electric Power Systems
Electro-Mechanical Systems
High Frequency Systems 
Wireless and Digital Communications

Mechanical Engineering
BS in Mechanical Engineering
5-year BS/MS
MS in Mechanical Engineering
Certificates in:

Machinery Dynamics
Thermofluid Systems
Electro-Mechanical Systems

Interdisciplinary Programs
MS in Sustainable Engineering
Certificates in:

Nonlinear Dynamics and Control
Sustainable Engineering
Teaching Engineering in Higher Education


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. Dorothy Skaf
White Hall Rm 215

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Dr. Shawn Gross
Tolentine Hall Rm 139

Computer and Electrical Engineering, Dr. Pritpal Singh
Tolentine Hall Rm 411B

Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Amy Fleischer
Tolentine Hall Rm 131