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Syracuse University - 2016

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Engineering Information

College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

Syracuse University’s College of Engineering & Computer Science (E&CS) produces graduates who are career-ready. The College has a proud history of preparing leaders and providing outstanding hands-on, experiential learning experiences to students including internships/cooperative education, undergraduate research, student design projects, community service and more. Syracuse is a comprehensive research university that promotes student discovery and collaboration across disciplines. E&CS offers 10 undergraduate degree programs, which can all be completed in four years.

The College offers a 5-year BS/MBA option with the Whitman School of Management in addition to a 5-year BS/MS option within E&CS. A five-year combined-degree program, leading to a BS in Arts and Sciences and a BS in Engineering is also available. The College offers study abroad opportunities including Dublin, Florence, Hong Kong, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Santiago, Strasbourg, and Sydney. Committed to the success of every individual student, the College provides a strong foundation of support including Academic Excellence Workshops, peer-facilitated courses designed to supplement the instruction in many first and second year courses.

Graduate students have outstanding opportunities to continue their professional and personal development in E&CS classrooms and research labs; through industry experiences; engagement with other schools and colleges on campus including the Maxwell School of Public Affairs and Citizenship, the Whitman School of Management, the School of Architecture, and the Newhouse School of Public Communications; and, through interactions with a scholarly community of faculty and peers. World-class institutes and centers include the SU Biomaterials Institute, the Center of Excellence in Environmental Systems, the CASE center, and others. Six areas of research focus include Cognitive Wireless Systems and Networks, Cyber Engineering and Security, Energy Sources, Conversion and Conservation, Rehabilitation & Regenerative Engineering, Smart Management of Water Systems for Sustainability, and Smart Materials for Healthcare.

E&CS offers financial support for graduate students, including doctoral fellowships and assistantships, and scholarship support for Master’s students.