College of Engineering and ComputingAt a Glance
The College of Engineering and Computing fosters innovation by preparing students to develop technologies that will improve our lives and society.
The college is committed to preparing the next generation of problem solvers and innovators by giving them opportunities to gain valuable experience through industry internships and working with multidisciplinary teams in sponsored research projects. This helps our graduates hone the unique values and expertise that are nationally recognized to distinguish them in professional settings. According to the 2020-21 first destination/graduation survey, the average salary for our new graduates is $70,247.
Advancing the Modern World
Through six departments and 40+ academic programs, students are part of a research-driven university recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for top-tier research classification and community engagement. In addition to learning from top faculty, students have opportunities to team up with industry professionals through 38 established partnerships with industry and government agencies.COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING
Take part in cutting-edge research and one-of-a-kind academic centers such as the McNair Aerospace Center, Artificial Intelligence Institute and Center for Mechanics, Materials and Non-Destructive Evaluation, among many others. Our research centers and institutes have professional and societal impact.RESEARCH
Get the Best Beginning
Access to world-class faculty and learning environments is just part of the story. Learn through capstone courses that inspire real-world solutions for business, nonprofit and government organizations. The school’s small faculty-to-student ratios, dedicated career center, and more than 40 student organizations create an ideal launching pad for the next generation of inventors, entrepreneurs, project managers and chief technology officers.STUDENT EXPERIENCE
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USC women honored on leadership list
Three University of South Carolina faculty members and five alumni are featured in the Top 50 Women in South Carolina list published May 22 by the website Women We Admire.
Boeing offers engineering scholarships, career opportunities
The University of South Carolina is one of only six institutions in the country selected to partner with Boeing on its Accelerated Leadership Program, in which a select group of students will gain hands-on learning experience working with engineering projects and innovative technologies
Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence
Since establishing an Artificial Intelligence Institute in 2019, the university has seen growing interest in the subject across campus. There are now dozens of researchers throughout the university exploring how artificial intelligence and machine learning can be used to advance fields from health care to manufacturing.
Breakthrough Star Sanjib Sur is working on next-generation 'smart' technology
Sanjib Sur first became interested in millimeter-wave because of its potential to bring low-cost wireless connectivity to underserved populations. Today, Sur is working on designing next-generation wireless network architectures and ubiquitous sensing techniques that make smart objects truly smart.
Start at the Top
College of Engineering and Computing students learn from top faculty in aerospace, biomedical, chemical, mechanical, civil, nuclear, electrical, computer science and engineering, and integrated information technology. Courses include ultra-modern essentials such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and more. Find a leading education and more within one of the Southeast’s largest engineering facilities.ACADEMICS
Discovering the Future
Our 160+ faculty members help students understand how technologies are evolving and changing engineering environments and product development in every industry. While they are noted for research that is advancing the economy of South Carolina and the nation, our students are part of that powerful equation, too. More than 150 undergraduate students are engaged in sponsored research internships each year.FACULTY AND STAFF
A Bright Future
Through a top-notch education that includes guidance and preparation, our graduates are ready to contribute on day one of their future. Explore the departments and academic programs of the College of Engineering and Computing.DEPARTMENTS