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Engineering: Enhancing the Quality of Life

We educate students to become excellent engineers and leaders in their field – ethical and principled professionals – inspired to create solutions that improve lives.

Developing Professional Skills for Innovative Engineering Leaders

Whether you're preparing to launch your career or taking your career to the next level, our engineering programs give you the expertise to excel.

Designing Solutions

In the heart of the nation's capital — home to many major government labs and engineering companies —  you will have access to the countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Motivating Minds

Here we measure success not by what you can take, but by what you can give. Respond to technical challenges with creative solutions that make life better for people.

Driving Innovation

From award-winning scholars to professionals with decades of experience, you will learn from and conduct research alongside those working at the forefront of their fields.

Leaders solving society’s greatest challenges

As technology advances, so does the need for ethical engineers. At the School of Engineering, we bring cutting-edge research into the classroom and educate students to be principled leaders who use their skills to serve others. Our graduates go on to become the go-to solution creators and thinkers in their field: from academia to government to private business.


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A Vision to Serve Humanity

At the School of Engineering, cutting-edge research drives superb education in the heart of the nation’s capital. Study under professors inspired by their passion to serve humankind, who will in turn inspire passion in you, awakening your desire to reach new heights and create solutions that better this world.

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Dean's Welcome

Welcome to the School of Engineering at The Catholic University of America!

We provide our students with an outstanding engineering education while they learn and grow in an environment in which faculty, staff, and fellow students care about one another and about the challenges facing humanity in an ever-more connected and complex world.

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Student Experience

At the School of Engineering — through on-campus clubs, service opportunities, professional workshops, and specialized projects — you will work alongside equally ambitious peers as you build yourself into the engineer you want to be.