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  FY09  FY10  FY11  FY12  FY13 FY14  FY15  FY16 FY17
BS Civil Engineering 263  274  258 286 275  234  219 212 249
BS Computer Science 108   108  104  129 169   154  176 174 223
BS Computer Systems Engineering  39 34  42 55 56  59  59  61 43
BS Electrical Engineering  85 119 137 152 142 153 144  139 143
BS Mechanical Engineering  122 162  201 232 216  252  283  283 347
BS Geomatics  39 38 43  44 47   54  73 77 82
Total  702  796  875  1001  1009  998  1060 946 1087

Degrees Awarded

 Program  FY09  FY10 FY11  FY12  FY13  FY14  FY15 FY16
 BS Civil Engineering  29 37   31 20  42   31  25 23
 BS Computer Science  8  4  8  4  11  6  14 16
 BS Computer Systems Engineering  0  1  1  0  7  3  5 5
 BS Electrical Engineering  10  9 15  10  20  22 15
 BS Mechanical Engineering  8  23  23  23  31  20 37
 BS Geomatics  5  4  6  9  5  3  15 11
 Total  58  79  64  71 98  94   101 107

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