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ABET, Inc. Accredited Programs in the UAA College of Engineering

Within the UAA College of Engineering, the following undergraduate programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,  http://www.abet.org/. Click on the links for each program to access the program's educational objectives and student learning outcomes.

The BS Geomatics is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET,  http://www.abet.org/.

The BS Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org/.

Enrollment Data and Graduation Rate for the ABET, Inc. accredited programs

ABET, Inc. requires that all accredit programs post their enrollment and graduation rate data.  Below are the figures for our accredited programs, as given by UAA Institutional Research.  The enrollment figures are for Fall semester each year:

Enrollments: Fall Head Counts (including pre-majors)

 Program FY09 FY10 FY11 FY12 FY13
BS Civil Engineering263 274 258286275
BS Computer Science108  108 104 129169 
BS Engineering (all concentrations, including non-declared concentrations) 244300 458345 257
BS Engineering: Computer System Engineering concentration 3229  40 3430 
BS Engineering: Electrical Engineering concentration 73 96136  102 76
BS Engineering: Mechanical Engineering concentration 107136  196 161120 
BS Geomatics 393843 4447 

Degrees Awarded

 Program FY09 FY10FY11 FY12 FY13 
 BS Civil Engineering 2937  3120 42 
 BS Computer Science 8 4 8 4 11
 BS Engineering (all concentrations) 16 34 19 38 40
 BS Engineering: Computer Systems Engineering concentration 0 1 1 0 7
 BS Engineering: Electrical Engineering concentration 10 915 10
 BS Engineering: Mechanical Engineering concentration 8 23 23 23
 BS Geomatics 5 4 6 9 5

What Is ABET, Inc. Accreditation?

ABET, Inc. accreditation is assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which it prepares its students. For example, an accredited engineering program must meet the quality standards set by the engineering profession.

ABET, Inc. accredits postsecondary degree-granting programs housed within regionally accredited institutions. They accredit programs only, not degrees, departments, colleges, or institutions.

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