Spring 2022 Convocation Ceremonies
College of Engineering departments host individual spring convocation activities. For information about how to RSVP and obtain tickets, student attire and guest policy, contact the relevant department. Find out more.
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INFINITE POSSIBILITIES ∞
At the UA College of Engineering, voices are diverse, teaching is tied to the real world, and students graduate ready to join a global workforce. Come get your undergraduate or graduate engineering degree at one of the top-ranked research universities in the nation, at a cost well below most other engineering schools. Roll up your sleeves and get down to work with renowned faculty and industry experts tackling some of the world’s most pressing engineering problems. Discover your passion in one of 16 UA Engineering majors. And remember, we will be there for you every step of the way.
Mars Science Laboratory team
“It’s a testament to my education at the University of Arizona that an undergrad can have the opportunity to contribute to such significant science. I feel really lucky!”Gordon Downs, Mars Science Laboratory team
U.S. Marine Corps veteran
“A lot of people don’t see the creative side of engineering, but that’s really what it is: You have to creatively problem solve to make something better than what you started with.”Roslyn Norman, U.S. Marine Corps veteran
Mining Lab intern
“They’re doing a better job preparing us for careers after college than many universities do. They teach you the skills you really need in the industry.”Edson Guebe, San Xavier Underground Mining Lab intern
Class of 2018
“This is an avenue where I can be the voice of science and technology, and bring in the voice of developing nations to make sure we’re helping everyone, not just a select group of people.”Leah Kaplan, Class of 2018
Scientists dream of doing great things. Engineers do them.
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UA engineering majors
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Research Focus Areas
Research and education go hand in hand at the UA College of Engineering, which has a 15-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio. We support more than 200 graduate research assistants and have hundreds of engineering undergraduates in our laboratories. Joining with researchers across campus, at other universities and throughout the world, faculty and students are working on more than 100 highly complex projects that require a wide array of skills and talent.