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About the College

The College of Engineering was established as a joint program serving two universities in Tallahassee, Florida: The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, which received recognition from the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in 2010 for ranking number one as the institution of origin for African Americans earning Doctorates in Natural Science and Engineering; and, The Florida State University which has gained worldwide recognition for its extensive graduate and research programs.

2019 Diversity Recognition Badge - Bronze

The College is a leading academic institution with excellent records of achievement in research and public service. It offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) programs in chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering as well as M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The College has attracted an outstanding faculty from all over the world. Thousands of young, intelligent and self-motivated men and women have attended the College in the last two decades, receiving over 5000 degrees. These graduates are a diverse group of engineers, from many races, ethnicities, and nationalities.

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering has been widely hailed for taking the initiative to create programs to align academic curriculum with industry needs. The College ensures that the students learn what they need to learn through quality teaching and research. All programs offered by the College have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Our primary goal is to provide a challenging and educational experience for our students that will enable them to become effective engineering professionals in an increasingly technological society in which engineering jobs are expected to grow by 11% over the 2008-2018 decade, and starting salaries are among the highest of all college graduates.*

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

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition

Degree Programs

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


The College of Engineering is located in Tallahassee, Florida's State Capital. The College campus is located between the campuses for the two universities it serves, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and Florida State University.

For precise directions from your location, visit the Map & Directions page.


Student Services
2525 Pottsdamer Street, B-111, Tallahassee, FL 32310
Phone: (850) 410-6349 | Fax: (850) 410-6344
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Department Phone Email
Chemical & Biomedical Engineering (850) 410-6149 Email Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering (850) 410-6143 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
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