McKelvey School of Engineering

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James McKelvey School of Engineering
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TypePrivate
Established1854
Endowment$200 Million
DeanAaron Bobick
Academic staff
229
Undergraduates1,292
Postgraduates1,157
Location, ,
38°38′56″N 90°18′08″W / 38.64899°N 90.30230°W / 38.64899; -90.30230Coordinates: 38°38′56″N 90°18′08″W / 38.64899°N 90.30230°W / 38.64899; -90.30230
CampusSuburban
Websiteengineering.wustl.edu


The James McKelvey School of Engineering is a part of Washington University in St. Louis. Founded in 1854, the engineering school is a research institution occupying seven buildings on Washington University's Danforth Campus. Research emphasis is placed on cross-disciplinary technologies in the areas of alternative energy, environmental engineering & sustainable technology, biotechnology, information technology, and nanotechnology/materials science.

On January 31, 2019, the School of Engineering & Applied Science was renamed the James McKelvey School of Engineering, in honor of trustee and distinguished alumnus Jim McKelvey Jr., the co-founder of Square, after his donation of an undisclosed sum that the school's dean, Aaron Bobick, said has been the largest in the school's 162-year history.[1][2]

Washington University is currently undergoing a $360 million campus transformation project which includes the construction of two new McKelvey buildings: Henry A. and Elvira H. Jubel Hall, which houses the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, and James M. McKelvey, Sr. Hall, which will be completed in 2020 and open in 2021 and will house the Department of Computer Science & Engineering.[3][4]

Reputation[edit]

The Princeton Review ranks Washington University's Graduate Engineering Program 13th in the nation.[citation needed]

The US News and World Report ranks Washington University's Graduate Engineering Program 46th in the nation.[5]

Departments[edit]

Undergraduate programs[edit]

Majors[edit]

Minors[edit]

Graduate programs[edit]

Program Name PhD DSc MS MEng Other
Biomedical Engineering
Computational & Data Sciences (interdisciplinary)
Computer Science & Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Engineering
Data Analytics & Statistics
Electrical Engineering
Imaging Science
Systems Science & Mathematics
Master of Control Engineering
Master of Engineering in Robotics
Graduate Certificate in Imaging Science & Engineering
Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Materials Science

Professional education programs[edit]

  • Master of Construction Management (part-time only)
  • Master of Cybersecurity Management (part-time only)
  • Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Health Care Operational Excellence (part-time only)
  • Master of Information Systems Management
  • Master of Project Management (part-time only)
  • Graduate Certificate in Construction Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management

References[edit]

  1. ^ Field, Andy. "Wash U Receives Donation From Square Co-Founder And Renames School Of Engineering". news.stlpublicradio.org. Retrieved 2020-01-25.
  2. ^ "New era in engineering to begin at Washington University | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis". The Source. 2019-01-31. Retrieved 2020-01-25.
  3. ^ "East End Transformation".
  4. ^ "New era in engineering to begin at Washington University | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis". The Source. 2019-01-31. Retrieved 2020-01-25.
  5. ^ "US News 2021 Graduate School Ranking".

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