At a Glance

Students

  • Approximately 3,000 undergraduate students enrolled
  • Approximately 500 graduate students enrolled
  • 20+ engineering student organizations
  • 100% of engineering students participate in the capstone design program, UNC Charlotte’s largest industry/academic experiential learning initiative on campus (80% of projects are industry funded and mentored, enabling seniors to solve actual company challenges)

Faculty

  • Nine faculty are among the world’s top 2% in their primary fields of research (according to Stanford University study)
  • Faculty have received NSF CAREER Awards, an NSF Graduate Research Fulbright and an NIST Flemming, among others
  • 80% of faculty have industry experience

Alumni

  • 17,000+ engineering alumni
  • 90%+ of B.S. graduates receive job offers or attend graduate school upon graduation
Williams States Lee College of Engineering was featured nationally on a public television documentary, Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid, a series whose mission is “changing lives for the better.” The episode spotlighting the College explored why UNC Charlotte is a top choice for an engineering education.