Welcome to the Whitacre College of Engineering
The Edward E. Whitacre, Jr. College of Engineering is a globally elite college of
engineering composed of a community of scholars; faculty, students and staff all working
together to educate the best engineering talent in the world. All our graduates are
internationally aware, have solid engineering fundamentals, an understanding of how
their profession affects human society and are prepared to be technological leaders,
regionally, nationally and internationally. Red Raider Engineers are simply the best
of the best.
The college is an internationally recognized research institution ranked among the
best in the country. Here, award-winning faculty, intimate classes, the International
Experience Initiative, and hands-on internships combine with a true community of scholars
to empower students with the knowledge and experience needed to hit the ground running.
Engineering a Global Future – 2019 Capital Campaign
Blending math, science, critical and creative thinking, our students and alumni are
designing innovative solutions that are transforming the world. From self-repairing
transportation infrastructure, smart cities, alternative energy methods, improving
unconventional oil and gas recovery, the use and recovery of clean water and its distribution,
engineering bio inspired processes, materials and structures, and developing medical
solutions; Red Raiders are at the forefront of regional, national and global solutions.
Consistent with our belief “from here, it’s possible,” Red Raiders are leaving their
mark on the world.
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International Experience Requirement
As a future engineer, you will be part of an ever-increasing international profession.
To prepare you as a global citizen, the Whitacre College of Engineering requires all
undergraduate students to have an international experience of 6 weeks or longer. There
are four methods to complete the international experience requirement: study abroad, intern abroad, research abroad, or service-learning abroad. The International Engineering Programs (IEP) team looks forward to assisting you
in your experience abroad.