About the College of Engineering

Mission

The Mission of the College of Engineering is to provide excellent, affordable undergraduate and graduate engineering education, which meets the needs of the metropolitan community we serve, as well as the larger national and international community.   The college is committed to providing high quality education and research opportunities for students and faculty through partnerships with government, industry and academia.

Vision Statement

The College of Engineering will be a consistently recognized leader in engineering education in the State and the Gulf Coast region through excellent teaching and research.

Faculty

The faculty of the College of Engineering is dedicated to the education of the students. Virtually all courses are taught by full-time faculty or practicing engineers. The result of this dedication can be seen in practical programs which provide a strong theoretical base and a strong design component that runs throughout the curricula.

Academics at a Glance

The College of Engineering offers a broad selection of degrees through the Ph.D. level. The College of Engineering has four departments, namely Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. All the departments offer the Bachelor of Science degree. The College offers the following degrees at the graduate level: Master of Science in Engineering, with options in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Master of Science in Engineering Management, a joint program between the Colleges of Engineering and Business Administration; and Ph.D. in Engineering and Applied Sciences, a joint program between the Colleges of Engineering and Sciences.

Funding

The University of New Orleans College of Engineering receives funding from federal, state, and private sources. With approximately $10,000,000 of external research support, our faculty are involved with research projects involving undergraduate and graduate students along with professional research staff. The vast majority of our master's and doctoral level graduate students are supported by external research funding. Much of our funded research is performed through our research centers.

Industry Support

The College is assisted by an Industry Advisory Council consisting of industry executives who are either engineers or have an interest in the engineering profession. The Council undertakes activities designed to help the College of Engineering achieve the level of excellence expected of a major metropolitan institution of higher learning. This unique collaboration between faculty and industry is united under the common goal to strengthen the College of Engineering.