College of Engineering

Carnegie R1 Status Awarded to University

The University joins the nation's top colleges and universities as an "R1" institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

College of Engineering played key role in achievement

Making a world of difference

In the College of Engineering, we train engineers to make a world of difference every day.

The College fosters a culture of respect and inclusiveness to promote comprehensive engineering solutions that benefit all segments of society. 

Engineering degree programs

The College of Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in nine different engineering disciplines.

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Interdisciplinary minors

Complement your major with industry-oriented skills by adding a minor.

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Bachelor's degrees

Our engineering majors offer broad-based education in nine engineering disciplines.

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Graduate degrees

Research and industry-oriented master's and Ph.D. programs offer more specialized skills.

Our impact

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Introducing kids to engineering

We offer a range of K-12 programs that make engineering accessible to Nevada's youth.

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Training Nevada's high-tech workforce

College of Engineering graduates are some of the brightest students in Nevada, and they're ready to work for you.

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Conducting cutting-edge research

We are committed to research and innovation that addresses local and national needs and improves the economy.


Engineering news

People gathered around a table and creating structures from candy.

Grant-funded research aims to improve engineering summer camps

Camps provide students with early engineering opportunities and resources

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Newest engineering faculty member focuses on inclusive spaces in engineering

Kelly Cross researches stress in the engineering field, along with inclusivity for LGBTQ individuals and women of color

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Engineering internships benefit students and employers alike

On February 21, major companies will recruit University students for beneficial roles in workforce

William N. Pennington Engineering Building: Opening 2020

Our new 100,000 square foot engineering building will house faculty offices and state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories.

Learn more about the project