College of Engineering
To provide an excellent Learn by Doing Engineering and Computer Science education that empowers all our students to innovate, design and create sustainable solutions to real-world challenges.
College Facts & Accreditation
college of engineering facts
Cal Poly’s College of Engineering is known as a leader in engineering education because of its Learn by Doing, hands-on approach. Starting from their first day of class their freshman year, students learn through a project- and design-centered curriculum that stresses teamwork and multidisciplinary Collaboration. With 5,000 engineering and computer science students, 13 undergraduate and nine graduate degree programs, the college is one of the West’s largest engineering colleges.
U.S. News & World Report
The Cal Poly College of Engineering places an emphasis on preparing today’s students to solve tomorrow’s global challenges. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked one of the college’s departments as the top specialty program in the nation.
The college is part of California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), a nationally ranked, comprehensive public university. The emphasis of the university is Learn by Doing for its more than 19,000 students.
Degree Programs Offered
Total enrollment 6,282 (Fall 2022)
80+ state-of-the-art laboratories
of Cal Poly Engineering alumni were employed or in grad school within 12 months
Learn more about our ABET accredited programs:
- Aerospace Engineering
- Architectural Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Software Engineering
Meet the Dean
Amy S. Fleischer, Ph.D.
Dean, Cal Poly College of Engineering
Personal pronouns: she/her/hers
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