Academics

Whether you are exploring you options for an engineering major or have your sights set on a specific program, the experience-driven resources in Floyd Hall to make your goals happen.  Your professors, alumni mentors, academic advisors and career advisors are all available to guide you.

As you learn and explore, you'll have opportunities to conduct research, work closely with outstanding faculty, and become involved in student organizations with hands-on engineering projects and activities. You'll be career-ready and have real-world skills when you graduate.

What will I experience as an engineering and applied sciences student?

We offer 14 undergraduate programs in engineering, engineering technology and applied sciences. and 14 master’s degree programs plus three graduate certificates. Many of our master's degrees can be earned in just one additional year beyond the bachelor's level through our accelerated master’s program. The college offers eight doctoral programs.  

Rachel Millet

  • During my first year, I participated in the peer mentor program where my mentor opened many doors for me and helped me find my passion in industrial and entrepreneurial engineering.

    Rachel Millet, industrial engineering student

Resources for students

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Supportive professors, study groups and tutoring

Whether you need help with course work, finding a major or getting involved with student organizations, we have you covered. Check out these resources available right in Floyd Hall!.

technology, student lab (and research labs), scholarships

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    Technology resources

    From our computer aided engineering lab to recommendations and software, we have the resources you need to succeed.

    Check out technology resources

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    Paying for college

    Western is committed to making college affordable through scholarships and financial aid.

    Learn about available scholarships

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    Research and learning labs

    75+ labs right in Floyd Hall include a student projects lab.

    Explore labs

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