Recruiting at KU

Here are all the reasons why KU School of Engineering is the smart choice for recruiting.


Our Bachelor’s degree programs in aerospace engineering, architectural engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, engineering physics, mechanical engineering and petroleum engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, The bachelor’s degree programs in computer science and information technology undergraduate programs are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Well Respected

The University of Kansas School of Engineering is routinely ranked among the top third of engineering programs in the nation. In addition, KU alumni are among the world’s top industry leaders.

Faculty Involvement

Faculty, not graduate teaching assistants, teach 95 percent of our undergraduate classes. Engineering faculty members are recognized for their outstanding teaching skills, and they bring their cutting-edge research into the classroom. KU is the only university in Kansas with faculty in the National Academy of Engineering.

Student Achievement

KU Students consistently perform well in national and regional engineering competitions, from aerospace engineering students winning international honors to Jayhawk Motorsports placing in the top 25 at Formula SAE in seven of the last 10 years. The awards & honors create numerous points of distinction!

Real World Experience

While not required, most School of Engineering students participate in internships and other learning experiences. Additionally, students acquire real-world skills and learning through senior design projects.

Beyond the Basics

From Engineering Student Council to Diversity Programs and the Society of Women Engineers to groups that build concrete canoes, formula-style cars and rockets, there are many ways students get involved in engineering and computer science at KU. This level of involvement builds strong communication and teamwork skills!


The KU School of Engineering Office of Diversity Programs is increasing its numbers with nearly 10 percent underrepresented minority (African American, Hispanic & Native American) and 20 percent female undergraduate enrollment. Our office staff works to connect these students with employers.


More than 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in the KU School of Engineering. With 12 undergraduate majors and even more graduate level programs, they see KU as their starting point for a career of engineering excellence.

Employer Conduct

Employers are expected to follow the definitions and guidelines outlined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers in the Principles for Professional Practice.


Engineering Research Highlights

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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