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The University of Miami (UM) - College of Engineering (CoE) is located on the UM Coral Gables, Fl. campus, a 230-acre suburban tract, just minutes from downtown Miami. The College is housed in the McArthur Engineering building, a 120,000-square-foot complex with state-of-the-art laboratories  and facilities, which is comprised of five departments that offer BS, MS, PhD and executive education programs in Biomedical Engineering; Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering;  Electrical and Computer Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; and Industrial Engineering. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), UM has 12 academic units. Founded in 1947, the College of Engineering is recognized for the quality and diversity of its faculty,  students and curricula and noted for educating tomorrow’s technology leaders for career success.

Quick Facts as of Fall 2013

UM Undergraduate Ranking in U.S. (U.S. News & World Reports, 2013) — 47, up from 67 in 2001
CoE Undergraduate Student Enrollment — 1100
CoE % Undergraduate Female Student Enrollment — 28%
CoE % Undergraduate Hispanic Student Enrollment — 29%
CoE Graduate Student Enrollment — 250
CoE Faculty Size — 69
CoE National Academy of Engineering Faculty Members — 3
CoE Alumni Size — 9500
CoE New Infrastructure: Viacomp, Prototyping Facility, 3-D Printing, CyberSecurity Lab

The College of Engineering’s activities seek to achieve the following objectives:


  • Ensure Career Success Through Critical Thinking: Core Values;  Learning-By-Doing; Research, Discovery & Innovation; Life-Long Learning
  • Respond to Industry Needs: Goods Pre-Production;  Services Co-Production; From Mass Production to Mass Customization
  • Employ A Technology-Enhanced Learning Approach: Laptop Access through  Virtual Computing (ViAComp) CAD/CAM;  Prototyping
  • Underscore Continuing Education: Web-Based Courses and Curricula; Career-Long Learning Partnerships


  • Healthcare and Technobiology : Technology As Applied to Biomedical Problems and Health Service Systems; Bionics; Bio/Nanomaterials;  Imaging
  • Informatics and Risk (Traditionally, Modeling &  Analysis): Sensors; Data Mining; Evidence-Based Decision Making; Risk Analysis;  Bioinformatics; Financial Services
  • Sustainable and Smart Systems: Sustainable Construction; Green Environment; Fuel Cells; Renewable Energy; Nuclear Energy; Clean Water (Net-Zero Project)

ABET* Accredited BS Degrees
Aerospace Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering (four concentrations including BioMaterials & Tissue Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

*Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology


MS/PhD Degrees
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Interdisciplinary tracks available
Customized off-campus MS programs
MS Engineering for non-native English students

Other Notables

  • Rank - #15 in nation for the percentage of women who were awarded a B.S. in engineering
  • Five year BS/MS option for undergraduate students
  • The College of Engineering has a full-time career planning and placement specialist who helps engineering students find internships and employment.

E-Mail: College of EngineeringJoin CoE on Website: www.miami.edu/coe