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Quick Facts

Numbers That Count

  • 456 students
  • 14% of student body
  • Largest school/department at CU
  • Most popular programs:
    • Mechanical Engineering -- 252 students
    • Electrical Engineering -- 62 students
    • Computer Engineering -- 63 students
    • Computer Science -- 79 students
  • 20 faculty, 90% who have earned Ph.D.s
  • 23/1 student to faculty 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

Recruiters regularly visit campus to interview our students, and you'll find Cedarville graduates making a difference at top employers like Cummins, Honda, NASA, Rolls-Royce, Procter & Gamble, and Xetron (Northrop Grumman), 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.

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, various robotics teams, computer programming, solar-powered boat (numerous world champion titles!), and Aero Design.  Follow the competitions link in the side-bar for more details on our current projects.

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.