Class of 2017 News

College of Engineering Enrolls Record Number of Freshman Students

The College of Engineering is preparing to welcome a record-breaking number of freshman students to campus this fall. A total of 708—an increase of 14 percent from last year’s class and up significantly from the 452 freshmen enrolled in 2006—will begin classes this fall. The college is also seeing a surge in doctoral student enrollment, an expansion of the faculty, and an increase in the number of endowed fellowships and professorships.