About the College

Unique. Collaborative. Relevant.

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, established by the Florida Legislature in 1982, is the joint engineering school for Florida A&M and Florida State universities, the only shared college of engineering in the nation. We are located less than three miles from each campus. Our students enroll (and graduate) as Seminoles or Rattlers and start their college experience on the home campus. Once prerequisites are complete, they learn together at our engineering building.

We are surrounded by several partner research centers and a national laboratory. This unique collaboration between a top Historically Black University and a Research-1 institution makes us a great place to learn cutting-edge engineering skills in a diverse environment offering a real-world experience that employers value.

2019 Diversity Recognition Badge - Bronze

The college is a leading academic institution with excellent records of achievement in research and public service. We offer Bachelor of Science (B.S.) programs in chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, biomedical and mechanical engineering as well as M.S. and Ph.D. programs. We have attracted an outstanding faculty from all over the world. Our graduates are a diverse group of engineers from many races, ethnicities, and nationalities.

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering earned a Bronze award and Exemplar status from the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) in the inaugural year of the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering has been widely hailed for taking the initiative to create programs to align academic curriculum with industry needs. We ensure that the students learn what they need to learn through quality teaching and research. Visit our Accreditation web page for information on program educational objectives and student outcomes.

A summary of current research activities and other information about the college can be found in the College of Engineering Research Report.

2023 Fact Sheet  College At-A-Glance

Mission Statement

The mission of the College of Engineering is to provide an innovative academic program of excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, judged by the highest standards in the field and recognized by national peers; to attract and graduate a greater number of minorities and women in professional engineering, engineering teaching and research; and to attain national and international recognition of the College through the educational and research achievements and the professional service of its faculty and students.

Degree Programs

Please visit our Academics web page to view a complete list of degree programs.

Annual Dean’s Report

Download our latest research and student stats here.

College of Engineering Timeline

This Unique Collaboration: The timeline of the nation's only joint college of engineering.

Educational Plant Survey

Educational Plant Survey - FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (effective July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2028)


The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is located in Tallahassee, Florida's State Capital. For precise directions from your location, visit the Map & Directions page.


2525 Pottsdamer Street, Suite B-206, Tallahassee, FL 32310
Phone: (850) 410-6161
Email Tisha Keller


Department Phone Email
Chemical & Biomedical Engineering (850) 410-6149 Email Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering (850) 410-6292 Email Civil & Environmental Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering (850) 410-6476 Email Electrical & Computer Engineering
Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering (850) 410-6355 Email Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (850) 410-6335 Email Mechanical Engineering
Marketing, Communications, Media Inquiries (850) 410-6495 Email Tisha KellerDirector