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Since 1928, Wichita State's College of Engineering has built a reputation for equipping engineering and computing students with the most complete education possible. From hands-on research using the latest technology to our location in Kansas' center of industry—with its virtually unlimited jobs, applied learning and professional connections—Shocker engineering students have everything they need to make their dream careers a reality.

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Start your career while still in school

On and off campus, Shocker engineering and computing students have access to the largest engineering co-op and internship program in the state. This puts real-world experience, college credit, a paycheck—and dream careers—with employers such as Airbus, Spirit AeroSystems, Koch Industries, Textron Aviation, Boeing, NASA, SpaceX, NASCAR and the U.S. Military all within reach.

 

Choose your path. Claim your future.

Whether your goal is graduate school, or your first engineering or computing job, it all starts with any of our quality, accredited degree programs.

First-rate facilities and laboratories

WSU's new John Bardo Center features 25 hands-on learning labs—from aerospace structures and vehicle design to astronautics and biomechanics—and access to the tools and equipment to develop new products and bring them to market.

Female student in Biomedical lab.
Students working in the Dassault 3DExperience Center

An R&D powerhouse

WSU's reputation for research and development is second to none. The National Science Foundation ranks Wichita State University No. 1 in the U.S. in industry-funded aerospace R&D with more than $100 million in overall engineering R&D expenditures. WSU's renowned National Insitute for Aviation Research, combined with on-campus partnerships with names like Airbus, Dassault and Spirit AeroSystems, give you the opportunity to live and learn on the cutting edge of design. As a result, our graduate programs are ranked in the Top 100 nationally by US News & World Report --  the highest in the state of Kansas

 
Engineering peer mentor classroom in PB2.

Unmatched support

When you enroll at Wichita State, you'll join a caring community where faculty, staff and students work together to help you pursue your degree and career goals.

 
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Academic Advising at Wichita State University is a personalized way to explore options and make good decisions that help you attain your educational and career goals .

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WSU annually awards nearly $3 million in scholarships to engineering and computing students. The College of Engineering annually awards $28,000 Wallace Scholarships for new incoming freshmen.

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National Center for Academic Excellence story

Wichita State University has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.

 

WSU graduate student Ruben Reyes with NIAR's Dr. Melinda Laubach-Hock

Lockheed Martin noticed Wichita State student Ruben Reyes' work ethic and gift for working alongside mechanics during a visit to the National Institute for Aviation Research to inspect student work.

Dr. Bhisham Sharma, a WSU assistant professor of aerospace engineering

Wichita State University is leading a research effort to develop a next generation acoustic liner for aircraft engines to reduce aircraft noise and expand where planes may fly.

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