Prospective Student Resources

Why Choose Washkewicz College of Engineering?


  • A rich history of academic excellence since 1923
  • Fully accredited undergraduate programs in civil, mechanical, electrical, computer and chemical engineering.
  • A diverse and academically competitive student body from all over the world
  • A curriculum that emphasizes communication skills, critical thinking and team work
  • Graduate degree programs in : Biomedical , Chemical, Civil, Mechanics, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical and Software Engineering.
  • Small class sizes. An average undergraduate student to faculty ratio of 17:1
  • A strong reputation for quality engineering research
  • Corporate partners include NASA, the Cleveland Clinic, Lubrizol, Sherwin Williams, Lincoln Electric, Ford Motor Company, the Great Lakes Construction Company, the Ohio Department of Transportation, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Osborn Engineering, Rockwell Automation, Goodyear, Middough Consulting and many more
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • An robust Cooperative Education Program, Co-Op Employer Fair
  • An available Honors Program, financial aid and scholarships for qualified students
  • 16 active engineering student organizations, including one for each engineering discipline and others including Engineers Without Borders, the Society of Women Engineers, Tau Beta Pi, HKN, and the National Society of Black Engineers
  • Outstanding student services, including free tutoring, personal advising and support for students to attend cultural events
  • Special events include a fall picnic, Engineers’ Week activities, the Steel Ring and Awards Ceremony, industrial field trips, competitions and alumni and visiting guest lectures
  • Career Services staff that assist with work force preparation and job placement, as well as two annual career fairs