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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 2020)
Enrolled
Degree*
(Fall 2020)
Number
Graduated*
(AY 2020)**
Aerospace Engineering 398 398 82
Biomedical Engineering  134 134 37
Chemical Engineering 117 117 42
Civil Engineering 255 278 88
Computer Engineering 124 132 27
Computer Science # 208 232 62
Electrical Engineering 117 149 54
Industrial Engineering 308 310 126
Mechanical Engineering 309 631 156
Mining Engineering 59 59 14
Petroleum and Natural Gas
Engineering
165 165 67
Total 2194 2605 755

* 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 2020 (AY 2020) is total number of students graduating in Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 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 2020)
Enrolled
Degree*
(Fall 2020)
Number
Graduated*
(AY 2020)**
Industrial Hygiene π 3 5 3
Safety Management π 125 125 56
Total 128 130 59

* 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 2020 (AY 2020) is total number of students graduating in Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 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 2020)
Enrolled
Degree*
(Fall 2020)
Number
Graduated*
(AY 2020)**
Biometric Systems Engineering**** 21 21 11
Biometric Systems 6 6 2
Cybersecurity*** 20 27 1
Total 47 54 14

* 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 2020 (AY 2020) is total number of students graduating in Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 terms.

*** Program started in Fall 2018.

**** Program started in Fall 2019.

Archived Enrollment and Graduation Data

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