Prospective Students

Diverse classes. Fresh perspective. Bold futures.

Your path to a rewarding, successful career in engineering, computer science or cybersecurity starts at USD's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering.

USD's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering offers small class sizes, personal attention from dedicated faculty all in a state-of-the-art learning environment that provides our students with the space and tools they need to invent, discover and make the world a better place for all.

Why Choose USD's Shiley Marcos School of Engineering?

#12

Top Non-PhD Engineering PRogram
U.S. News & World Report

#3

Top University for Studying Abroad
Open Door Report

#6

Most Beautiful Campus
The Princeton Review

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Build your path to success.

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Where theory meets reality.

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Invent discoveries that could transform lives.

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A healthy, active lifestyle in the ideal climate.


Need help choosing a major?

Talk to our advisors or career counselors — they are here to help you build a path to your dream job because at USD, you are more than your major.