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School of Engineering

Engineering the Future

We’re focused on engineering that matters — on providing students with the skills and knowledge needed to change the world, and the courage to do it.

From conducting research and creating in the makerspace to service learning and co-opping, engineering majors have countless opportunities to gain practical experience and prepare for a meaningful career. 

Fast Facts

97%

of students are employed, in grad school or in a full-time service program within six months of graduation

$63,984

average starting salary

Engineering That Matters

"At the University of Dayton School of Engineering, we are motivated by 'Engineering that Matters' — engineering with a higher purpose." — Dean Eddy Rojas

Engineering That Matters

"At the University of Dayton School of Engineering, we are motivated by 'Engineering that Matters' — engineering with a higher purpose." — Dean Eddy Rojas

Featured Programs

  • The ETHOS Center
  • Minority Engineering Program
  • Our ETHOS program allows engineering students to apply their engineering skills to real-world problems using appropriate technology.

    The ETHOS Center

    Our Minority Engineering Program provides the mentorship and support our students need to become successful engineers. It's one reason our graduation rate for underrepresented minorities is significantly higher than other Ohio universities, both public and private.

    Minority Engineering Program

    Engineering News
    Engineering 11.16.20
    Mechanical engineering student embraces Marianist mission and engineering experiences beyond the classroom

    Nathan Brown, mechanical engineering major, adopted the Catholic, Marianist education mission to educate the whole person — mind, body and spirit through multiple undergraduate opportunities at the University of Dayton School of Engineering.

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    Engineering 11.13.20
    ETHOS student gains technical engineering experience at Rich Earth Institute in Vermont

    Cole Teranes, senior mechanical engineering major at the University of Dayton, is using his fall 2020 semester to gain technical engineering experience through a School of Engineering ETHOS Center immersion with Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont.

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    Engineering 10.23.20
    The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers share their culture at special interest house in the University of Dayton student neighborhood

    When Franco Patino’s older brother, Julio, graduated from University of Dayton School of Engineering, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers' special interest house in the student neighborhood was just the beginning of an idea. This year, the Patino brothers’ dream came true.

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    Fast Facts

    No. 1

    federally sponsored materials research

    90%

    first-year student retention rate

    97%

    successful after-graduation placement rate

    Accreditation & Recognition

    Engineering Accreditation

    Our undergraduate engineering programs are accredited by ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission.

    Go to Our Undergraduate Programs

    Engineering Technology Accreditation

    Our undergraduate engineering technology programs are accredited by ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission.

    Go to Our Undergraduate Programs

    We're on the List!

    The University of Dayton School of Engineering is in the top 50 "Best Engineering Schools" for our graduate programs by U. S. News & World Report.

    Go to our Graduate Programs
    CONTACT

    School of Engineering

    Kettering Laboratories, Room 565
    300 College Park
    Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0254
    937-229-2736
    Email

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