Your Future Starts Here

Make a difference with a degree from UD’s College of Engineering.

At UD you will get hands-on classroom and laboratory experiences, innovative research, internship and study abroad opportunities, and teaching and mentoring from world-class faculty. A degree from UD’s College of Engineering will empower you to pursue your passions in sustainability, health, energy, transportation or cybersecurity!

Find the Right degree for you

From computer science to construction engineering, you can find a degree program that prepares you to achieve your career goals. Computer science and engineering students are accepted into their major from day one. If you’re not ready to commit, enroll as Engineering Undeclared and select your major after your first semester.

Complement your major with the UD Honors College, Grand Challenges for Engineers, Cybersecurity Scholars, or one of our other unique Scholars and Fellows programs. These programs are looking for students like you who think creatively and are ready to push the boundaries of their intellectual curiosity.

Save time and money by pursuing an accelerated bachelor’s plus master’s degree. You can take graduate courses in your senior year allowing you to earn both degrees in as little as five years — and boost your career opportunities.

A student presents his research poster at the RISE Academy graduation.
Students participate in the 2nd annual cybersecurity “Capture the Flag” (CTF) competition. “During the competition, teams attempt to overcome cybersecurity challenges in topics such as, binary exploitation, cryptography, forensics, reverse engineering, web, and Minecraft.” [CCAP]
students in goggles work in a materials science lab

More than a degree

Going to college is more than classes, homework and labs. During your time on University of Delaware’s campus, you’ll make lifelong friends and discover new interests.

Meet new people with similar interests. UD’s College of Engineering is home to 30 student organizations focused on engineering and computing, and there are plenty more clubs to join throughout Student Central.

Resources to Inspire Successful Engineers is a support network dedicated to your success as a student from an underrepresented group. Open to all students, RISE offers academic scholarships, professional development opportunities, personalized academic advising and study groups.

Did you know that the University of Delaware pioneered Study Abroad programs 100 years ago? Today, UD offers 100-plus programs in 40 countries and awards more than $1 million dollars in study abroad scholarships each year.

Soon, College of Engineering students will be able to select a living-learning community built for engineers. Peer mentoring will be provided by upper-class students who will offer support, advice, and social and academic programs.


A student climbing a rock wall at the Bob Carpenter Center
Students at computers at the Esports center in Perkins Student Center
Group of students on study abroad in a line with a mountain view in the background



Delaware’s size and diversity offer our students opportunity and connectedness you won’t find anywhere else.

What’s more, Delaware’s prime location on the East Coast and connected Blue Hen alumni network open limitless options for internships and employment.


Whether through internships, connections through the Career Center, faculty and alumni, or by the dedication and perseverance learned at UD, our students succeed. Upon graduation, you’ll take your first step off campus with the confidence that your degree is backed up with a tradition of excellence more than 275 years in the making.

UD’s job and career placement rates have historically been well above the national average, according to data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Check out our graduates’ success below or learn more at UD Career Outcomes


of College of Engineering graduates are employed or pursuing further education.


Median salary of graduates


  • Northrop Grumman
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • Epic
  • Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson

Hear from our students

Interested in what it’s like to be part of UD’s College of Engineering? Check out our student profiles to learn more about what got them interested in engineering, the experiences they’ve had both inside and outside the classroom, and their advice for incoming first-years students.

Christina Carroll

Christina Carroll

A junior studying electrical engineering and a member of UD’s golf team. Her advice to incoming students? “Dive into as many interests as you have.”

Read Christina’s story

Photo of Herissa Monsalud

Herissa Monsalud

Herissa is a computer science junior who aspires to become a software engineer. She is currently working with the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center online database so that the database can be fully updated and user friendly.

Read Herissa’s story

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Abby Spangler

Abby is a class of 2025 honors chemical engineering major and member of the UD women’s rowing team. This summer, she worked in Aditya Kunjapur’s lab where she used enzyme cascades to produce unique amino acids.

Read Abby’s story

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