College of Engineering

Mission & Vision Statements

College of Engineering Core Values

Education, Research, and Practice with the Power to Transform.

The preeminent engineering college in the region with a national reputation for scholarly excellence and transformational regional impact.

We aspire to develop professionals whose technical prowess, unyielding integrity, interpersonal skills, and global awareness elevate them as leaders in their organization, industry, and community. College of Engineering graduates will be poised to positively impact and transform the future through service to their communities, region, and the Nation.


The College is a regional anchor preparing engineering professionals to excel in a global context.

Our mission is to;

  • Prepare broadly educated graduates who think critically and serve the global community as professionals through investigation, practice, application, collaboration, and innovation
  • Foster the intellectual and economic vitality of the region, the state, and the Nation through teaching, research, and outreach
  • Instill in our graduates an appreciation for excellence, ethics, integrity, leadership, and service

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The UT Tyler College of Engineering is committed to the principles of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Deans Diversity Pledge ( Our commitment to the ASEE Deans Diversity Pledge is described in the College's Diversity and Inclusion Plan. For our commitment, the college was previously recognized by ASEE with the inaugural Diversity Regonition Program Bronze Award.