Whether they are passionate about healthcare, committed to sustainability, dedicated to creating our cyber future, or focused on solving other societal problems, UVA Engineers bring unique perspectives and skills to everything they pursue. 

Our Resources

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    Student Support

    Engineering undergraduates are supported through an array of student support services including peer-to-peer tutoring, professional academic coaching, access to mental health support, and dedicated advising.

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    Student Life

    All undergraduate students, including those offered admission to the School of Engineering and Applied Science, enjoy an environment and student life that foster intellectual growth, personal development and self-governance. 

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Apply Now

There has never been a better time to be an engineer, and especially an engineer who is part of the University of Virginia community. Learn more about undergraduate applications and admissions.

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Undergraduate Research

At UVA Engineering, we believe students become engineering leaders through hands-on learning and research opportunities, because they gain not just technical knowledge, but also higher-level skills in communication, collaboration, analysis, problem-solving and ethical decision-making.

Academic and Leadership Opportunities

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    Rodman Scholars

    The Rodman Scholars Program is the honors program for the top 5 percent of each class in the School of Engineering. Admission into the program is primarily offered for incoming first-year applicants, but frirst-year engineering students or Echols Scholars may apply in the middle of their first semester.

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    Policy Internship Program

    The Policy Internship Program is a unique combination of coursework and real, hands-on internships with policymakers in Washington DC that focuses on science and technology.

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    Technology Leaders Program

    The Technology Leaders Program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program focused on developing engineering leaders who can bring both a top-down systems perspective and bottom-up component perspective to the problems they face.

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Visit and Tour

With its blend of historic buildings and new, innovative research and learning spaces, the UVA School of Engineering and Applied Science is beautiful and inspiring. We welcome visitors to walk Engineers Way, take a tour or visit faculty and classes.