Paty Hall

EXCEL in Engineering

EXCEL: The Engineering and Computer Science LLC is housed in Paty Hall and provides its members the opportunity to live, learn, and study together with peers who share their interests.

Learn more about the LLC and apply today!

Admissions

One of the first five universities to offer engineering instruction in the nation, The University of Alabama has more than 175 years of engineering education experience. Today’s College of Engineering is large enough to offer academic diversity and challenge, yet small enough to ensure personal attention and excellent instruction.

Undergraduate

Our college has the best undergrad engineering experience you can find, from student orgs to hands on research.

Graduate

See how Engineering excels by offering a variety of cutting edge research and award winning faculty to learn from.

Scholarships

Four year merit-based scholarship packages are available for incoming Engineering freshmen.

Departments

Engineering features a wide variety of nationally-accredited programs, affording students the flexibility to shape their academic goals to suit developing interests. Students may choose academic programs in the following departments.

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We Are Driving Innovation

As part of the flagship university in Alabama, research is a critical component of our mission and the College of Engineering is always working to increase research support for our faculty and invest in new facilities and equipment. Come see how the college is leading the way towards a better future through engineering.

People

Over 300 of the best faculty and staff.

Research

Research is a critical component of our mission.

Centers

We’re making a hands-on difference.

See What We're Engineering Today!

News

New Manufacturing Research Center Established by UA’s College of Engineering

The University of Alabama College of Engineering has instituted a new interdisciplinary research and development center on campus. The Manufacturing at the Point-of-Need Center will provide undergrad and graduate students...

UA Launches $1.5 Billion Capital Campaign

The University of Alabama launched the largest fundraising campaign in state history to raise a minimum of $1.5 billion in private donations to support all areas of campus...


Pandemic’s Effects on Traffic Crashes Linger

Despite a drop in vehicle crashes this year in the state, fatal crashes have increased slightly, possibly because of lingering effects of the pandemic, according to research from The University...


UA Researchers Tackle Plastic Waste as Part of National Effort

Researchers will experiment with more effective ways of breaking down hard-to-recycle plastics.

A Scholarly Pursuit
UA Grad Gives Back to Next Generation Students

For many University of Alabama graduates, a scholarship received through the National Alumni Association or another organization had a much bigger impact beyond a monetary amount. It meant peace of mind, a sense of accomplishment or even a chance to join campus organizations and make new friends outside of a job environment. This UA alumnus pursued a second scholarship-based goal after his own graduation and has taken steps to establish a NAA scholarship to help current students coming to the Capstone.

Artis Brown

After he transferred from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to The University of Alabama, Artis Brown, ’96, didn’t have a lot of scholarship options due to the timing of his transfer. However, Brown made it through that first year largely by utilizing student loans and Pell Grants. Then a breakthrough came the next year.


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