The College of Engineering is one of 11 colleges that comprise The University of Iowa. The college recently completed a $37 million, 65,000-square-foot addition to the Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences. The addition includes expanded classrooms, collaborative learning spaces, learning and discovery in fluid mechanics, sustainability, advances in teaching and conducting research in computer-aided design and simulation, and fosters engineering and the arts.

There are 15,265 engineering alumni living and working throughout the world – 4,432 alone in the state of Iowa – many with corporate and personal ties to the College through recruitment, mentoring, guest seminars, faculty consulting, sponsored research, financial giving, and other interactions. Among distinguished alumni are eight members of the National Academy of Engineering.



Category Number/Percentage
Undergraduate Enrollment 1802
Graduate Enrollment 293
MS Enrollment 89
PhD Enrollment 204
Male 72.2%
Female 27.8%


College of Engineering 

Degrees Conferred 2019-2020  
BSE 497
MS 69
PhD 31
Faculty Headcount  
Tenure and Tenure Track 97
Instructional Track 17


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