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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Our Innovative Approach

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.

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, NetApp and Spirit AeroSystems, give you the opportunity to live and learn on the cutting edge of design.

Graphic - $105 million. Top 50 in total engineering R %amp; D among American college and universities.
Graphic - 1,000 engineering internship and full-time positions available to Shockers each year.
Graphic - Top 100 engineering programs in the country. (U.S. News and World Report).
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 Scholarships for new incoming freshmen.


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