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Mission and Vision


As a core college at a land-grant university with Very High Research Activity,* our mission is threefold:

  • To conduct fundamental and applied disciplinary and cross-cutting research that leads to new knowledge, transformative technology, and innovative designs.
  • To educate and prepare students through state-of-the-art programs, preparing them for professional careers and leadership in engineering and design professions.
  • To engage people, industry, and communities to improve quality of life and enhance economic development.

* According to the latest Carnegie Classifications.


Founded on the principles of collaboration, innovation, and transformation, the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture is a world leader in providing solutions to societal grand challenges and preparing “work-ready, day-one” graduates.

Strategic Plan

Voiland College’s strategic plan serves as the blueprint for fulfilling our mission and achieving our vision.

The plan directs the day-to-day decisions that advance the goal of becoming a leader among engineering colleges at land-grant universities.