About the College of Engineering

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Bucknell's College of Engineering provides its students with the tools to question, explore, synthesize and fully participate in the achievement of their professional and personal goals. As a Bucknell engineering student, you'll discover innovative, one-of-a-kind opportunities to prepare for a meaningful career.

Meet Our Staff

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Bucknell's College of Engineering is led by Dean Patrick Mather. Dean’s Office staff advance the college’s mission, coordinate engineering outreach, and support the Bucknell student experience.

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Applying to the College of Engineering

To apply to College of Engineering, select an engineering major on your application to Bucknell. If you know you want to join the College of Engineering but have not decided which of its majors to pursue, select "Undecided Engineering" as your intended major. Due to curricular requirements, opportunities to transfer into the College of Engineering are limited.

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Strategic Plan

The College of Engineering's strategic plan articulates the values to which we hold firm and the future we envision for our institution. It positions us to benefit our global community by cultivating technically adept, responsible citizens who positively contribute to innovative solutions in a changing world.

College of Engineering Strategic Plan

Our Mission

Provide an exemplary engineering education to better the world. We provide students a deep and comprehensive engineering education built on a liberalarts foundation and delivered through curricular and cocurricular activities in a residential environment. We foster students’ intellectual curiosity, technical mastery, self awareness, and community engagement on their journey to better the world. 

Our Vision

To benefit our global community by cultivating technically adept, responsible citizens who positively contribute to innovative solutions in a changing world.

Our Values

  • Student-first approach
  • Diverse perspectives for engineering success
  • Transformative teaching and learning
  • Collaborative scholarship

Our Goals

Our Commitment to Diversity in Engineering

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Bucknell is a member of the American Society of Engineering Education's Engineering Deans Diversity Initiative. We live this commitment to increasing opportunity for women and other underrepresented demographic groups to pursue meaningful engineering careers. In fact, our enrollment of women engineering majors is among the highest in the nation by percentage.

Diversity, equity & inclusion at Bucknell


ASSE Bronze BadgeIn 2020, we were recognized with a Bronze Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Diversity Recognition Program. This award honored our work toward constant improvement in the diversity and inclusiveness of our college community.

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College of Engineering

Location

235 Dana Engineering Building

Hours

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.