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, 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 Experiential Engineering Building 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 and No. 6 in the U.S. overall engineering R&D. WSU's renowned National Insitute for Aviation Research, combined with on-campus partnerships with names like Airbus, Dassault and Mechdyne, give you the opportunity to live and learn on the cutting edge of design.

 
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.

 
 
College of Engineering graduates.

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.

Students at Go Baby Go camp

WSU annually awards nearly $3 million in scholarships to engineering and computing students. The College of Engineering annually awards $28,000 Wallace and $30,000 Koch Scholarships for new incoming freshmen.

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Bronze Propeller students

This WSU / Boeing competition challenges students to build small electric powered aircraft that meet competition objectives, working through all the stages of the design process. Students come full circle from the idea through designs, prototypes, ground-testing, demonstration, flight and delivery.

WSU graduate student Jacob Griffith

Jacob Griffith, a WSU biomedical engineering major who graduated in May, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship will support his pursuit of graduate study that leads to a research-based master's or doctoral degree in a STEM field. Griffith plans to seek a master’s degree in biomedical engineering at Wichita State.

Spirit Aerospace Building at WSU

A collaboration agreement between WSU and Spirit AeroSystems will bring new opportunities for students through applied learning opportunities, joint strategic research projects, and improved workforce training. Spirit joins Airbus, Dassault,  and Firepoint Innovation Center

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