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As the only engineering college in Nebraska, we take our role very seriously. We provide our students with professors with national and international expertise in their fields, the latest technology, quality facilities, a vast network of successful alumni and friends of the college, and caring staff. The UNL College of Engineering is also unique in its variety of locations: three campuses in Nebraska's two largest cities.

UNL College of Engineering Role and Mission

The College of Engineering enthusiastically embraces its unique role as the singular intellectual and cultural resource for engineering instruction, research, and outreach within the state. It provides the people of Nebraska with comprehensive engineering academic programs to fulfill their highest aspirations and ambitions.

The missions of the College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are to:

  • deliver relevant and challenging educational programs to attract an outstanding diverse student body
  • prepare graduates for rewarding careers in their chosen professions and encourage graduates to extend their level of knowledge through lifelong learning
  • conduct leading edge research advances engineering science and stimulate the intellectual development and creativity of both students and faculty,
  • extend exemplary engineering service and transfer knowledge that contributes to the well-being and betterment of society.


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Read the college's strategic plan for 2013-2018 and beyond! (PDF)

From the Dean: Tim Wei

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