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School of Computing and Engineering Quick Facts

The School of Computing and Engineering prepares students for careers that allow them to change the world for the better. The challenges of the 21st century for both the U.S. and the world are great, but for engineers and computer scientists, they offer an exciting world of possibilities. Our programs are aimed at developing creative problem solvers, who learn math, science and fundamentals so that they can apply them in solving the ever-changing problems of tomorrow. Our emphasis on application and learning by doing, all in a small class setting, prepares our graduates to successfully enter the workforce or pursue further education.

Charting the right engineering course

The field of engineering is nuanced and made up of many specialties and subfields. Choosing a specialty is easy for some students and a little more difficult for others. That’s why we offer a course to introduce students to the varied engineering careers: The World of an Engineer. This hands-on class gives you the opportunity to explore elements of each program we offer — mechanical, civil, industrial and software — to get a full sense of which one is right for you.

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Incoming Class Profile

3.51 Average GPA

The average GPA for the Class of 2026.

1252 SAT Median Score

The median SAT score for the Class of 2026.

Recognized among the best

Our mechanical, civil, industrial and software engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, which means they meet the highest standards of engineering education in the country.

The BS in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Through exposure to existing and emerging technologies, interdisciplinary projects and innovative practices, we prepare our graduates to lead the way in innovation, emerging technologies, and in anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public.

Our Reputation

Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

U.S. News & World Report

Best Computer Science Programs

U.S. News & World Report

Career Outcomes

96.6% Success Rate

Percentage of our 2022 program graduates who are either employed or pursuing graduate study six months after graduation.

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$72K Mean Salary

The mean salary for 2022 School of Computing and Engineering graduates six months after graduation.

#1 in the United States

#1 Best Employment Rate

For the third year in a row, the career site Zippia ranked Quinnipiac as the best college in the nation for employment 10 years after graduation.

Total Enrollment Fall 2023

As of Fall 2023 the School of Computing and Engineering enrolled a total of 459 students across 8 programs including the graduate programs offered.

Total Enrollment: 459 students

  • Civil Engineering: 67
  • Computer Science: 147
  • Engineering Undeclared: 16
  • Industrial Engineering: 36
  • Mechanical Engineering: 126
  • Software Engineering: 34
  • MS in Computer Science: 8
  • MS in Cybersecurity: 25

Technology and Facilities

Our students master the same industry-leading technology and equipment utilized in the field by practicing engineers of all backgrounds. Our interactive classrooms, labs and workshops include:

  • An Environmental Workshop with atomic absorption spectrometer, where students can analyze metals at very low concentrations
  • A Fluids Lab with Advanced Hydrology Study System, which allows students to experiment with rainfall and runoff simulations
  • A Performance Optimization Workshop, where students can use the driving simulator to analyze a variety of driving situations and conditions or program an automatic assembly process on our fully automatic production line
  • A Machine Shop, where students engage in guided fabrication activities that build manufacturing knowledge and skills
  • Collaborative classrooms, where students engage in team-based and active learning in software engineering and computer science classes

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Alumni Network

Our graduates continue to lead the way in the most critical engineering fields and have found success at prestigious companies. These companies include:


  • Boston Scientific

  • Cigna

  • General Dynamics

  • Google

  • Henkel

  • Medtronic

  • Pratt & Whitney

  • Raytheon Technologies

  • Sikorsky

  • U.S. Air Force



Quinnipiac’s School of Engineering professors are committed to the personal and professional success of every student. While they are passionate scholars, accomplished in their own fields, their number one priority is teaching. Small class sizes, professors who are approachable and a close-knit community create the kind of supportive, enriching environment that is rare. Our faculty members are personally invested in seeking ways to help students develop into strong, certified, leading professionals.

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