College of Engineering

Innovate, Create, and Transform

Welcome to the College of Engineering at Western New England University! Our mission is to prepare you for a successful career in engineering by providing quality programs and peer collaboration through hands-on learning. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs leading to careers in construction management; biochemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, and mechanical engineering; and more.

At WNE, being an engineer means more than what you do for a living. It means being a dependable leader, an imaginative innovator, and a dedicated problem-solver. As you pursue your engineering degree and prepare to embark on a career in an engineering-related field, you'll learn exactly how to use your skills to tackle real-world problems. A degree from the College of Engineering at WNE can transform you into a strong leader and an even stronger job candidate.


93 Sites where our students have interned
100% Internship Placement
98% Percent of 2020 graduates who were employed/offered employment within 6 months of graduation

Earn Your Engineering Degree at Western New England University

Want to be a part of something great? You've come to the right place. Our graduates accomplish big things—from working at the forefront of aerospace, healthcare, and manufacturing, to leading teams in communications, government, and a variety of other competitive industries. Many of them are CEOs, project managers, senior engineers, and entrepreneurs who started here—just like you.

As a student in a US News Top 100 Engineering Program, you'll not only earn a degree that goes the distance, but you'll also have the guidance of accomplished mentors and professors with years of experience in their industries. Our programs are carefully designed to provide a well-rounded education, combining the foundations of engineering principles with expert-level knowledge in your niche area of study. With small class sizes and caring instructors dedicated to your success, you'll get the individualized attention and support you need to master important concepts. Throughout each academic year, you'll participate in team-based projects and presentations that help you build confidence and strengthen your collaboration skills. Once you identify your area of interest, you'll partake in exciting undergraduate research in the College's impressive facilities.

Our powerful sense of community within the College is paramount to why our graduates are in demand and ready for employment by graduation. Each spring, the College of Engineering invites industry professionals, members of the Golden Bear alumni community, and the public to an exhibition for first-year students and graduating seniors to showcase their impressive skills. As a student, you'll put your design, innovation, and entrepreneurship on display as you share your latest first-year or Senior Design Projects. As you network with future colleagues, you'll have a chance to discuss your future plans and patents. By graduation, you'll be miles ahead of other graduates in your field, ready to bring new and fresh ideas to a professional team.

Still not convinced? Learn more about us and discover where a degree from the College of Engineering at WNE can take you.

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Discover all that the College of Engineering has in store for you, from special opportunities on campus to exciting international programs. Take a look at our outstanding facilities designed to enhance your learning experience and support your entrepreneurial discoveries.

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Next-Level Honors & Scholars Programs

Expand on your knowledge through in-depth research and collaboration projects with other like-minded engineering students. Join students in your community and around the world in solving pressing world issues through engineering.

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Put Your Designs to the Test

The College of Engineering offers a variety of regional, national, and international competitions for you to get involved in. Learn more about how you can contribute to award-winning research and progressive designs.

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First Year Engineering Program

At the College of Engineering, you won't have to wait until graduation to begin designing products that improve people's lives. From day one, the First Year Program gives you a head start on learning the design process, communicating, and collaborating with teammates to conduct experiments and build robot prototypes.

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Engineering Students

Bring Your Skills We'll Bring Our Resources

The College of Engineering helps you develop an entrepreneurial mindset from the very first year. You'll work with a team of classmates to produce a product using SMART technology. Throughout your time in the College, you'll have several opportunities to participate in exciting competitions to turn your innovative ideas into reality.

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What are you waiting for? Discover a transformative learning experience that goes beyond the classroom. Join the College of Engineering today!
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Overhead photo of WNE campus with US News and World Report Best Engineering Programs 2024 banner

Western New England University Excels in U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges Rankings

Western New England University (WNE) reaffirms its national prominence in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings reflecting the institution's commitment to delivering high-quality education.

University News, Engineering
Dr. Lisa Murray teaching materials and manufacturing concepts

Dr. Lisa Murray Named 2023 Engineering Unleashed Fellow

Dr. Lisa Murray's commitment to innovation in engineering education leads to her selection as one of only thirty 2023 Engineering Unleashed Fellows.

University News, Engineering, Faculty
Workshop Participants Showcase Engineering Designs at Women in Science Event

Empowering Future Engineers

Drs. Lisa Murray and Andrea Kwaczala of Western New England University organized a transformative workshop at the Connecticut Science Center, empowering young girls in engineering. The event highlighted design thinking, additive manufacturing, and diverse career prospects in the field.

University News, Engineering, Faculty