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 technologies to our location in Kansas' center of industry — with virtually unlimited jobs, applied learning and professional connections — Shocker engineering students have everything they need to make their dream careers a reality.

At WSU, start your engineering 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.

Applied learning at WSU

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 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.

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An R&D Powerhouse

Our reputation for research and development is second to none. The National Science Foundation ranks Wichita State No. 1 in the U.S. in industry-funded aerospace R&D with more than $180 million in overall engineering R&D expenditures. WSU's renowned National Insitute for Aviation Research, plus on-campus partnerships with names like Airbus, Dassault, NetApp, Bombardier and Spirit AeroSystems, give you the opportunity to learn on the cutting edge of engineering.


Top 20 in U.S. college engineering R&D expenditures

Wichita State continues to rise in the National Science Foundation's ranking of U.S. college engineering R&D expenditures

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U.S. News & World Report Best Computer Science Undergraduate Program, 2024 Rankings

Wichita State's Computer Science undergraduate program is ranked among the best in the United States.

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U.S. News & World Report Best Engineering Graduate Program, 2024 Rankings

Wichita State's Engineering graduate programs have collectively been recognized among the best in the country.

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U.S. News & World Report Best Computer Science Graduate Program, 2023 Rankings

Wichita State's Computer Science Master's program is ranked among the best in the United States.

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No. 1 in industry-funded aeronautical R&D.

With its National Institute for Aviation Research, Wichita State annually leads the National Science Foundation's rankings for industry-funded aeronautical R&D.

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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 career goals.

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Engineering Experience

WSU is a national leader in applied learning -- exposing you to hands-on experiences that set our students apart when they graduate and hit the job market.

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Partnerships and Outreach

We foster partnerships with industry and support outreach projects that let our students to apply their knowledge to make a difference in the real world.


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