College of Engineering
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The CSULB College of Engineering (COE) develops innovators who design and implement practical solutions to meet the ever-changing societal challenges of today and tomorrow.


Contribute to solving the world's most challenging problems: the environment, human health, energy, water, poverty.

Provide a welcoming home to underrepresented groups, including women, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

Insure the success of each and every student.


Offer excellent laboratories to enhance the engineering learning experience.

Achieve recognition for our community engagement — regionally, nationally, and globally.

Attract benefactors who will be proud to support and partner with the college .

College Highlights

Program excellence is reflected in multiple national rankings, which have named COE the 3rd fastest-growing engineering school for B.S. degrees (Prism, ASEE), 1st in the nation for degrees awarded to Native Americans (Diverse Issues in Higher Education), 17th for degrees awarded to Hispanics (ASEE), and 20th for degrees awarded to Asian Americans (ASEE).

COE was selected from among 20,000 global suppliers as the recipient of the 2012 Boeing Supplier of the Year Award and was designated by Northrop Grumman as a “Core University Partner” in 2013.

With the College of Business Administration, COE has established a successful campus-wide Innovation Challenge, which annually awards nearly $60,000 in seed funding and services to new start-ups.

Fundraising Opportunities

Targeted scholarships that will help close the achievement gap by fostering a diverse engineering student body and the inclusion of students from underrepresented groups.

Recognizing that modern lab facilities and equipment are needed to produce industry-ready graduates, COE is focused on raising capital funds for high-priority areas such as computer-aided manufacturing, power systems, and marine construction.

COE is committed to increasing its endowed faculty positions, which, in turn, will enable the college to attract top-notch leaders in their fields; current priorities include support for a Professor of Practice in Heavy Civil Engineering.

COE is committed to increasing support for faculty and student-led research; this initiative aims to 1) provide students with enriching opportunities to participate in real-world projects and 2) secure funding to allow junior faculty to build on the momentum of their doctoral research.


Forouzan Golshani | Dean