Undergraduate - Engineering

Virginia Commonwealth University’s College of Engineering is an innovation front-runner in academics and research, and its programs emphasize creativity, entrepreneurship, business skills, communication, teamwork and research.


The College of Engineering supports students in the pursuit of discovering new ways to tackle the problems of the world today. Through internship and co-op opportunities students will be involved in real projects and gain experience in the workforce before graduation. All VCU Engineering students complete a capstone project with a local or global company their senior year. Prior partners include; Hamilton Beach, Afton Chemical, Capital One, Pfizer, Cannon Virginia Inc., Worldview Solutions, CoStar, Anheuser-Busch and many more.

Program benefits:

  • VCU student from day one
  • No SAT or ACT required for admission


  • Biomedical Engineering, B.S.
  • Chemical and Life Science Engineering, B.S.
  • Computer Science, B.S.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering, B.S.
  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, B.S

Career opportunities

VCU engineering graduates are in high demand in a wide range of activities, whether it be the workforce or further education. Alumni may pursue graduate degrees in engineering, computer science, dentistry, medicine, business and law.

Those entering the workforce will find challenging, high-paying jobs in the fields of computer programming, network development, engineering design, manufacturing, technical sales and marketing, chip design and manufacturing, technical business development, and more.

VCU students have been employed by:

  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Capital One
  • CIA
  • Dupont
  • IBM
  • Medtronic
  • NASA

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