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Accreditation and Assessment

ABET-Accredited Programs

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredits college and university programs in the disciplines of applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. ABET accreditation assures students, employers and society that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter the global workforce.

The ABET accreditation review process is conducted by more than 2,000 professionals from academia, industry and government carry out every aspect of ABET accreditation. True to their profession’s dynamic and emerging workforce needs this team will review academic programs to ensure they provide the technical and professional skills graduates need to succeed.

  • ABET Logo - Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission
  • ABET Logo - Computing Accreditation Commission
  • ABET Logo - Engineering Accreditation Commission

Striving for the highest quality in academics at the Statler College
As Mountaineers, we relentlessly pursue world-changing discovery and innovation, academic engagement and excellence. At the Statler College, we guarantee our students receive the highest standard of education possible. Receiving ABET accreditation is an international recognition of this commitment and endorses our dedication to providing quality academic programs. We are proud to be accredited by ABET.

The following undergraduate engineering degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

  1. Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
  2. Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Department
  3. Chemical Engineering, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Department
  4. Civil Engineering, Wadsworth Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  5. Computer Engineering, Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
  6. Electrical Engineering, Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
  7. Industrial Engineering, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering Department
  8. Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
  9. Mining Engineering, Mining Engineering Department
  10. Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Department

The following program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.

  1. Computer Science, Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

The following programs are accredited Masters of Science Programs by the the Applied and Natural Sciences Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

  1. Industrial Hygiene, Industrial and Management Systems Department (Admissions from Fall 2021 will be through the WVU School of Public Health)
  2. Safety Management, Industrial and Management Systems Department

Enrollment and Graduation

Accredited Bachelors of Science Programs
Program
Name
Enrolled
Headcount*
(Fall 2021)
Enrolled
Degree*
(Fall 2021)
Number
Graduated*
(AY 2021)**
Aerospace Engineering 359 359 79
Biomedical Engineering  142 142 42
Chemical Engineering 109 110 34
Civil Engineering 218 244 96
Computer Engineering 130 134 41
Computer Science # 220 252 65
Electrical Engineering 101 127 50
Industrial Engineering 212 214 105
Mechanical Engineering 291 561 182
Mining Engineering 54 54 17
Petroleum and Natural Gas
Engineering
107 107 64
Total 1943 2304 775

* Number Enrolled is based on head count data, and Number Graduated is based on degree count data. Dual degree students will count once in head count data, and twice in degree count data.

** Academic Year 2021 (AY 2021) is total number of students graduating in Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms.

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.

# Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.

Accredited Masters of Science Programs
Program
Name
Enrolled 
Headcount*
(Fall 2021)
Enrolled
Degree*
(Fall 2021)
Number
Graduated*
(AY 2021)**
Industrial Hygiene π 2 2 3
Safety Management π 105 107 57
Total 107 109 60

* Number Enrolled is based on head count data, and Number Graduated is based on degree count data. Dual degree students will count once in head count data, and twice in degree count data.

** Academic Year 2021 (AY 2021) is total number of students graduating in Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms.

π Accredited by the Applied and Natural Sciences Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.

Other Bachelors of Science Programs
Program
Name
Enrolled
Headcount*
(Fall 2021)
Enrolled
Degree*
(Fall 2021)
Number
Graduated*
(AY 2021)**
Biometric Systems Engineering**** 20 20 4
Biometric Systems 2 2 3
Cybersecurity*** 37 43 9
Total 59 65 16

* Number enrolled is based on head count data, and number graduated is based on degree count data. Dual degree students will count once in head count data, and twice in degree count data.

** Academic Year 2021 (AY 2021) is total number of students graduating in Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms.

*** Program started in Fall 2018.

**** Program started in Fall 2019.

Archived Enrollment and Graduation Data

Go to Enrollment and Graduation Data archive.