Quick Facts

Numbers That Count

  • 329 majors
  • 11% of student body
  • 4th largest department
  • Most popular programs:
    • Mechanical Engineering -- 206 (63% of engineering majors)
    • Electrical Engineering -- 48 (15% of engineering majors)
    • Computer Science -- 42 (13% of engineering majors)
    • Computer Engineering -- 33 (10% of engineering majors)
  • 16 faculty; 88% of whom have doctorates
  • 20/1 faculty to student ratio

Top 10 Reasons You Should Study Engineering or Computer Science at Cedarville University

Christ-Centered Focus

Inspiring daily chapels, our one-of-a-kind Bible minor, worldwide ministry opportunities, and a biblical perspective in the classroom create a distinctly Christ-centered experience.

Program Options

One of Cedarville's most popular departments, Engineering and Computer Science offers majors in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science. You can also choose to minor in biomedical engineering or computer science, or consider a coop experience.

Professional Accreditation

You will graduate with a discipline-specific, professional engineering or computer science degree. Our highly regarded B.S.E.E., B.S.M.E., B.S.Cp.E. and B.S. degrees are all accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Career Opportunities

Cedarville graduates' first-time pass rate on the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (the first step towards professional licensure) exceeds 95%. Recruiters regularly visit campus to interview our students, and you'll find Cedarville graduates making a difference at top employers like Honda, NASA, Rolls-Royce, and Procter & Gamble, just to name a few.

Academic Excellence

In a recent national satisfaction survey, our students ranked Cedarville University #1 among all participating colleges for commitment to academic excellence, career services, computer labs, and more.

Advanced computer systems

All classrooms, faculty offices, and residence hall rooms are connected by CedarNet, an on-campus fiber-optic and wireless network that provides access to the Internet and approximately 200 software programs, including advanced engineering and programming packages. A computer is provided in every residence hall room.

Highly Qualified Professors

Your profs (all with advanced degrees, no teaching assistants) will bring advanced degrees, real-world experience, and great teaching skills to the classroom — not to mention their hearts for God and for students.

Competition Success

Cedarville teams have made a name for themselves in national and international competitions. Gain experience, test your knowledge, and make friends as part of our award-winning competition teams including: Supermileage automobile, formula race car, robotics , computer programming, solar-powered boat (four-time world champions!), and Aero Design.

Practical Experience

Our innovative curriculum is hands-on, laboratory-intensive and benefits from the vast scientific, engineering, and computing resources in our region. Nearby Dayton is recognized as the number two automotive city in America and is also home to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, a major communication command center.

Well-Rounded and Job-Ready

In today's economy, employers are demanding more than just technological skills. They want problem-solvers and communicators. Cedarville's general education core prepares you to think deeply and speak clearly about the issues of our day ... all from a biblical worldview.