About the College

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes.

Today, UA’s fully accredited College of Engineering has nearly 4,500 students and more than 120 faculty. In the last eight years, students in the College have been recognized 11 times asĀ  USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, four received Goldwater scholars, seven received Hollings scholars along with a Portz scholar and a Truman scholar.

For more information about UA’s College of Engineering, check out our videos on YouTube. You can learn more about becoming an engineering student at the Capstone and explore our academic departments. You can also join the College’s Facebook group for the latest postings.


The University of Alabama College of Engineering will be a nationally-recognized leader in student-centered education, research and innovation.


  • We will provide high-quality, exceptional experiences that educate distinguished bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral graduates.
  • We will develop, conduct and disseminate innovative research that engages students at all levels.
  • We will foster faculty dedication to excellence in education, research and service.