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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 FY13FY14 FY15 
BS Civil Engineering263 274 258286275 234 219
BS Computer Science108  108 104 129169  154 176
BS Engineering (all concentrations, including non-declared concentrations) 292376470542518556592
BS Engineering: Computer System Engineering concentration 3934 425556 59 59 
BS Engineering: Electrical Engineering concentration 85119137152142153144 
BS Engineering: Mechanical Engineering concentration 122162 201232216 252 283 
BS Geomatics 393843 4447  54 73


Degrees Awarded

 Program FY09 FY10FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15
 BS Civil Engineering 2937  3120 42  31 25
 BS Computer Science 8 4 8 4 11 6 14
 BS Engineering (all concentrations) 16 34 19 38 40 54 47
 BS Engineering: Computer Systems Engineering concentration 0 1 1 0 7 3 5
 BS Engineering: Electrical Engineering concentration 10 915 10 20 22
 BS Engineering: Mechanical Engineering concentration 8 23 23 23 31 20
 BS Geomatics 5 4 6 9 5 3 15

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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