School of Engineering and Applied Science
Founded in 1836, the U.Va. Engineering School is the third oldest engineering school in a public university in the U.S. The School combines research and educational opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels as part of the University of Virginia, a consistently top-ranked public institution.
Within the Engineering School undergraduate programs, courses in engineering, ethics, mathematics, the sciences and the humanities are available to build a strong foundation for careers in engineering and other professions. Our abundant research opportunities complement the curriculum and educate young men and women to become thoughtful leaders in technology and society.
At the graduate level, the Engineering School collaborates with the University’s highly ranked medical and business schools on interdisciplinary research projects and entrepreneurial initiatives.
With a distinguished faculty and a student body of 2,299 undergraduates and 615 graduate students, the Engineering School offers an array of engineering disciplines, including cutting-edge research programs in computer and information science and engineering, bioengineering and nanotechnology, and energy and the environment.