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Founded in 1889, the College of Engineering has graduated more than 30,000 engineers. Many of our alumni have founded successful local, national, and international business enterprises or had major impacts on society through contributions in science and technology. For example, their achievements include inventing the first artificial heart valve, the computer mouse, and the concept of email.

We create solutions that promote healthy people, a strong economy, and a sustainable environment. By partnering with industry, academic institutions, government, and other entities, we foster collaboration; drive excellence in teaching, research, and innovation; and strengthen the nation's economy.



(As of fall term, 2013)

  • Total students: 6,758
  • Males: 5,617
  • Females: 1,141
  • International: 1,354
  • Minority: 1,210
  • Undergraduate students: 5,682
  • Average incoming GPA: 3.54
  • Average incoming SAT: 1721
  • Graduate students: 1,076
  • Average incoming GRE: 1224
  • For more information, see Enrollment Summary and  Degrees Granted.



  • Tenured/tenure-track: 153
  • Instructors: 31
  • Research Personnel: 64
  • Endowed positions and professorships (>$250K): 17
  • For a complete list of professorships and endowments, see Named Faculty Positions.


Degree Programs




  • Biological and Ecological Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Management*
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Physics (in partnership with OHSU)
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Radiation Health Physics
  • Robotics
*Expected start date summer 2014



Where the money comes from Where the money goes to
  • Operational budget: $81.7M
  • Research grants: $34M
  • Annual private giving: $16.2M
  • Scholarship Support: $8.3M