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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.


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


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


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


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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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.


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Crimson Autonomous Racing team races up leader board in Indy Autonomous Challenge

An engineering faculty member at The University of Alabama and a student team are making strides in a two-year competition with universities around the world for a chance to win a $1 million prize. Dr. Brandon Dixon, associate professor in the computer science department, is at the forefront of the Crimson Autonomous Racing, or CAR, team in the Indy Autonomous Challenge. The competition consists of four hackathons and a final race with teams innovatively guiding an autonomous version of an Indy Lights race car to its highest speed.

Two UA engineering faculty to be recognized by ASCE

The Environmental & Water Resources Institute, one of the nine technical institutes a part of the American Society of Civil Engineers, has recognized two trailblazing professors…

Two UA Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has selected two University of Alabama students as Goldwater Scholars for 2021-2022.

Three UA Students Earn Critical Language Scholarship

Three University of Alabama students have received the Critical Language Scholarship to study overseas during summer 2021.

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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