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Accreditation

Like physicians and attorneys, all engineers in the United States are licensed or registered, unless exempt by the laws of a particular state, because their work affects public welfare, health, and safety. The first step in becoming a registered or licensed engineer is to hold a degree from an accredited engineering program.

“The undergraduate civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, and chemical engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

The undergraduate computer science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

The engineering technology and management program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering.”

The aviation flight curriculum is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Enrollment and graduation data

Fall Student Headcount          
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
AVN 160 132 121 112 87 91 114
CHE 103 125 129 141 177 196 206
CE 183 192 210 228 223 231 211
CS 124 130 144 160 175 177 209
EE 159 161 154 168 174 157 179
ETM 149 161 150 142 170 180 184
ISE 38 51 64 68 82 83 89
ME 251 258 276 298 345 388 418
               
6-year Graduation Rate          
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
AVN 65% 68% 56% 48% 57% 50% 84%
CHE 57% 67% 75% 77% 75% 88% 71%
CE 83% 74% 66% 79% 68% 64% 84%
CS 49% 41% 51% 42% 39% 29% 59%
EE 91% 81% 75% 76% 68% 60% 70%
ETM 77% 85% 56% 86% 85% 92% 83%
ISE 85% 70% 100% 75% 89% 73% 70%
ME 81% 85% 84% 77% 64% 68% 57%