Welcome to the College of Engineering

Located in the heart of Anchorage, the College of Engineering at the University of Alaska Anchorage embraces the wide range of cultural and technical subjects related to the planning, design and manufacture, or construction of objects necessary for civilization.The College of Engineering offers accredited degree and non-degree seeking programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UAA is the campus of first choice for Alaska’s engineering students.

The College of Engineering provides hands-on experience and research opportunities to students while meeting industry's needs for highly educated and well-trained engineers. In addition, we support our industry colleagues by offering continuous professional education courses.



News & Events

Engineers Without Borders - UAA CoEng students bring Alaskan ingenuity to Africa

The  EWB UAA Student Chapter continues to build physical projects and a valuable partnership with an orphanage in western Cameroon. Click here to find out more about what they do.

Gearing up for the SAE Collegiate Student Design Competition

The UAA Baja team of mechanical and electrical engineering students will compete in the Baja SAE design competition on April 24-27!  Read more about it.

Spotlight on Research: Designing a Cheaper, Safer Roof for Third World Structures

Professor Scott Hamel and undergraduate civil engineering student Nathaniel Cox are designing a lightweight, less expensive, and safer roofing system for third world environments. Read about it here.


The College of Engineering: Growing a greater engineering program.

The College of Engineering has a new name. Why the change?  Find out here.


In the News...  

The new Engineering & Industry Building is taking shape along Providence Drive.  Read more about it in the Anchorage Daily News.


APPLY NOW for the Alaska Power Association Hank Nikkels Scholarship - due May 9

Alaska Power Association (APA) is offering $1,000 scholarship opportunities and textbook stipends of up to $500 for Alaska residents attending college in Alaska who are studying engineering.  For more details click here.


Engineering Professional Development Seminars

Every Tuesday, 12:00pm - 1:00pm at the University Center

Join us every Tuesday for a weekly seminar series focused primarily on Civil Engineering Topics.  Each seminar qualifies for one hour of Professional Development.  Refreshments will be served by our sponsors - HDR, CRW, and ConocoPhillips.  Click here for more information. 


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