Students collaborating on engineering project.
Engineering, BS

Program Overview

The entire field of engineering has entered a new era, one that requires fresh eyes and different ideas to solve the biggest challenges facing the world today. USF is at the forefront of this movement.

Our Engineering Accreditation 

The Engineering program is currently pursuing its initial accreditation with ABET. Please see our Accreditation page for more details on our progress.


Our Vision

Through its innovative teaching and research, engineering at USF will provide a comprehensive, project-based engineering education within the Jesuit liberal arts tradition that emphasizes ethical responsibility, social justice, and community engagement. Committed to diversity as an asset, it will produce graduates with a local and global perspective who are equipped to find ethical and innovative solutions to the challenges facing society in the 21st century.

Our Mission

USF engineering’s mission is to educate the whole person in the Ignatian tradition of transforming the world and ourselves. Through an innovative, inclusive, and applied education focusing on design, creation, and resourcefulness, it provides students the skills and perspective they need to succeed as professionals and the self-confidence, sensitivity, empathy, and cultural competency necessary to be ethical and responsible engineers empowered to effect meaningful change. It is distinguished by its high-quality community-engaged scholarship, teaching, and research, and its interdisciplinary programming relevant to real projects locally, regionally, and internationally.


Discover Summer Zero

Summer Zero is a multi-week program for incoming first-years to help you get to know your cohort and introduce you to the engineering program and life at USF.

Students work on an experiment with machines in Engineering class.

Pick a Concentration

Choose from three concentrations: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Sustainable Civil Engineering. Declare by the end of your second year.

USF engineering students working on project in Innovation Hive