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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Amit Sheth: Artificial intelligence, real growth
Since its inception, the Artificial Intelligence Institute of South Carolina has fostered multiple partnerships to infuse artificial intelligence expertise into the framework of research at USC. Founding director Amit Sheth and the five new faculty he helped recruit have secured funding for a growing team of over 40 researchers.
USC researchers study how walking speed affects health
Researchers from the College of Engineering and Computing and the Arnold School of Public Health are studying how a person’s walking speed affects health and well being.
USC's neuroscience research offers hope for a range of conditions
The University of South Carolina is focused on the brain. From autism and aphasia to Alzheimer’s and other related dementias, university researchers are working across several academic disciplines to better understand how the brain works and to develop solutions that will improve people’s health.
75 years later, film collection enriches history of WWII
The University of South Carolina’s Moving Image Research Collections in a partnership with the History Division of the Marine Corps is digitizing films shot by more than 50 Marine combat cameramen during the Battle of Iwo Jima, which began Feb. 19, 1945. The goal is to provide public access to the video and expand historical understanding.
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