College of Engineering

Outside UT Tyler's College of Engineering during the Ratliff relays

College of Engineering

Build the Future of East Texas

Engineers rise to the challenge to address real-world problems through scientific skills, technical creativity and business knowledge. Solutions result in better systems, infrastructure, buildings and materials that benefit communities while lessening societal and environmental impact.

At The University of Texas at Tyler’s College of Engineering, we give you the tools to become the kind of engineer ready to analyze, innovate and transform. Gain a solid foundation through our collaborative, hands-on courses led by faculty with extensive experience. Take advantage of our research opportunities, which include access to more than a dozen labs and dedicated fabrication and innovation facilities. Go beyond the classroom and apply your know-how in regional competitions, training programs and other professional experiences.

Whether you are a freshman, transfer or graduate student, discover your future here while preparing to build a better world for East Texas and communities globally.

Degrees and Programs

Across our four engineering departments, undergraduate- and graduate-level programs prepare you for some of the region’s most in-demand careers. Our team of advisers and faculty mentors guide your journey every step of the way, no matter if you enter as a freshman with clear goals, transfer from a partnering community college or advance your knowledge in preparation for leadership.
A professor interacting with an electric engineering project


Discover the possibilities of engineering, and gain a solid foundation in your chosen discipline with one of our seven Bachelor of Science programs. We also offer a minor in construction management.
A male College of Engineering student sits in front of a computer in a lab at The University of Texas at Tyler


Level up your career with one of our master’s programs in engineering. Update your technical expertise, develop your business acumen, and prepare yourself to become a leader in your field.
Students from The University of Texas at Tyler's College of Engineering attend the Houston Engineering Center

Houston Engineering Center

Earn a UT Tyler Bachelor of Science degree in engineering at the Houston Engineering Center (HEC). First, complete an associate degree at a participating community college before transferring to UT Tyler to continue on to junior- and senior-level courses. Master’s programs are additionally held at the HEC for a career-enhancing education close to home or your workplace.


Student Perspectives 

Photo of chemical engineering student Kristinoba Olotu working in the lab
I loved coming together with other engineering majors to study and find ways to broaden our knowledge … I am beyond grateful to Dr. (Andres) Garcia for ensuring that students had every resource to be successful. Professor Aws Al-Shalash was always encouraging and pushing me to new levels.

Fátima-Antonia Delgado, BS in Mechanical Engineering, 2022

Read Her Story

Hands-on Training for Engineers of the Future

Discover What You Can Accomplish

Don’t just study engineering — experience it first-hand through exciting research opportunities, whether you are an undergrad setting foot in a lab for the first time or a graduate student with your own project in mind. Our faculty focus on finding solutions to some of today’s most pressing challenges, such as developing new sensors to monitor neonates. We receive funding from grants and private industry partners who look to our expertise to help transform East Texas for the better.

There Are No Limits to Your Goals

We believe there should be no barriers between you and your professional path. Engineering-focused scholarships for current and transfer students, underrepresented groups and graduate students support you during your journey and reward you for your achievements.

College of Engineering Scholarships

Your Success Matters to Us

Navigate requirements, registration procedures, transfer credits and specialty areas with guidance from our dedicated team of advisers and faculty mentors. Whatever your goal may be, we aim to make the process as seamless as possible.

Undergraduate Advising

Graduate Advising

Houston Engineering Center Advising

Learning Beyond the Classroom Walls

Your future begins the moment you arrive on campus. Set yourself up for a smooth transition by participating in our five-week bridge summer program for incoming freshmen. Develop your leadership skills and collaborative spirit with our very own Ratliff Relays or by participating in engineering-centric student organizations. Build your résumé with our Tech-in-Med training program, designed for students interested in the intersection of technology and healthcare.

COE Summer Institute

Ratliff Relays

Student Organizations

College of Engineering by the Numbers

Programs spanning undergraduate and graduate degrees in five engineering disciplines.
Best colleges of engineering in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Locations, including our main campus and our instructional site in Houston, the Houston Engineering Center.
Dr. Premananda Indic from The University of Texas at Tyler's College of Engineering
As faculty researchers, we enjoy inspiring students to think outside the box with electrical engineering principles.

Dr. Premananda Indic

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Meet Professor Indic

The following dashboards provide enrollments and degrees conferred by program in the College of Engineering. The filters allow you to select the fall terms, department, major,  and college level (i.e., undergraduate and graduate).

College of Engineering Tyler Campus

RBS 2002
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799

Phone: (903)566-7040

College of Engineering Houston Engineering Center

HEC A201
2811 Hayes Rd.
Houston, TX 77082

Phone: (903)565-6570