ENG at a Glance

Rankings

US News & World Report

  • Top 20% of engineering schools in the US
  • #15 among private graduate engineering programs in the US
  • #12 Biomedical Engineering program
  • #11 research expenditures per faculty member

Payscale

  • #8 Mid-Career salary

Administration

  • Kenneth R. Lutchen, Dean
  • Solomon R. Eisenberg, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs
  • Catherine Klapperich, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
  • Richard W. Lally, Associate Dean of Administration
  • Thomas D. C. Little, Associate Dean for Educational Initiatives
  • Lisa Drake, Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
  • Stacey Freeman, Assistant Dean for Outreach and Diversity

Departments and Chairs


Interdisciplinary Research Centers & Institutes

  • Biological Design Center
  • Center for Computational Science
  • Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care
  • Center for Information & Systems Engineering
  • Center for Space Physics
  • Center for Subsurface Sensing & Imaging Systems
  • Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation
  • Rafik Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering
  • Hearing Research Center
  • Institute for Sustainable Energy
  • Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy
  • Nanotechnology Innovation Center
  • Neurophotonics Center
  • Photonics Center
  • Precision Diagnostics Center
  • Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center

Engineering-Related Research Expenditures

  • $95.6 million


Faculty

  • Faculty: 157
  • Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions: 127
  • Research Faculty: 12
  • 8 National Academy of Engineering or National Academy of Sciences members
  • 3 National Academy of Inventors Charter Fellows
  • 19 IEEE Fellows
  • 25 AIMBE Fellows
  • 41 NSF CAREER Award winners
  • 2 NIH PhD training grants

Students (2016–2017)BU College's Undergraduate Retention Rate is Strong

  • Doctoral: 389
  • Master’s: 518
  • Undergraduate: 1,662

Degrees Granted (2016–2017)

  • Doctoral: 55
  • Master’s: 288
  • Bachelor’s:395

Average Freshman Retention Rate

  • 92%

Alumni

  • Living Alumni: 17,968