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At VCU Engineering, you’ll design what never existed before. Discover ways to turn your big idea into reality in the heart of a creative capital city.

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8 Engineering Disciplines

Focus on areas that make a difference for humankind.

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Inclusion = Excellence

Be part of a diverse student body with new ways to look at – and solve – problems.

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Experiential Learning

Learn in a hands-on culture that's obsessed with turning big dreams into reality.

Biomedical Engineering

Specialties include:

  • biomaterials
  • cell and tissue engineering
  • regenerative medicine
  • rehabilitation engineering
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Chemical and Life Science Engineering

Specialties include:

  • pharmaceutical engineering
  • nanotechnology
  • stem cell engineering
  • energy technology
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Computer Science

Specialties include:

  • artificial intelligence
  • cybersecurity
  • data mining
  • robotics
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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Specialties include:

  • autonomous vehicles
  • cyber-physical systems
  • robotics hardware
  • smart technology
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Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Specialties include:

  • advanced manufacturing
  • magnetics
  • nuclear energy and nuclear medicine
  • vehicle design
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I chose VCU Engineering for a variety of reasons, and one of the big ones was wanting to be part of VCU Engineering's growing reputation in the region. The opportunities to dive into top-notch research with experienced professors really stuck out to me.

Landen Sabolski, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering student

Landen Sabolski