ABET Accreditation - UAA College of Engineering

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.

Within UAA's 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.

Accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET:

Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET:

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

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

Enrollments: Fall Head Counts (including pre-majors)

 Program Fall 17 Fall 18 Fall 19 Fall 20
BS Civil Engineering 249 222 206 154
BS Computer Science 252 252 232 203
BS Computer Systems Engineering 78 55 63 44
BS Electrical Engineering 142 123 124 105
BS Mechanical Engineering 366 323 276 236
BS Geomatics 83 73 54 43

Degrees Awarded

 Program AY18  AY19 AY20 AY21
BS Civil Engineering 29 37 24 24
 BS Computer Science 22 24 26 22
 BS Computer Systems Engineering 7 4 4 5
 BS Electrical Engineering 14 18 23 10
 BS Mechanical Engineering 52 45 52 33
 BS Geomatics 18 17 12 10

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