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Where students become engineers...and something more.

Engineering students at Iowa are smart, interesting people. They are also international travelers, Big Ten athletes, Hawkeye Marching Band members, leaders of student organizations, fraternity and sorority members, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, hospital volunteers, student senators, dance marathoners, intramural competitors, researchers, and more. Explore our academic programs.

About the College of Engineering

Undergraduates

Students are admitted directly from high school or another institution and can change majors at any time. There are no GPA cutoffs, quotas by department, and no "weeding out." Students study what they are interested in and passionate about.
Graduate Programs

Graduates

The College has twenty research locations in six academic programs, four research centers, and interdisciplinary research efforts. Faculty, staff and students benefit from a variety of research experiences and backgrounds.
Research Highlights

Research

The College is actively engaged in interdisciplinary research, much of which takes place in our research centers and institutes. Students and faculty know each other well and feel part of a unique engineering community.

Diversity

We strive to ensure that students from groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering have the opportunity to realize their potential while also contributing their unique ideas, skills, talents, and strengths to the community.

Upcoming Events

John Deere Day at the College of Engineering

Thursday, September, 14 - 2:30 pm

The Deere & Company event will include several activities for Engineering students, including discussion opportunities with Deere representatives and a complimentary ice cream social.

Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences

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Fall 2017 Engineering Career Fair

Thursday, September, 28 - 12:00 pm

The ​Fall 2017 ​Engineering ​Career ​Fair ​will ​be ​geared ​towards engineering and computer science...

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Richard L. Valentine Distinguished Lecture in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Friday, October, 13 - 3:30 pm

Susan D. Richardson, Ph.D., is the Arthur Sease Williams Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. Prior to coming...

To be determined

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A few facts about our college

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Median salary of our 2015-2016 graduates
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Engineering specific student organizations
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Engineering scholarships were awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year
94%
Undergraduate placement rate
29%
2015 first-year engineering students were women
(20% national average)
92%
Engineering students complete internships, co-ops, undergrad research or study abroad
Learn more about the College of Engineering