Prospective Students

Diverse classes. Fresh perspective. Bold futures.

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. 

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Torero Visit Video
Since you couldn't come to campus for the 2020 Torero Visit Day, we created this video to introduce ourselves and answer your questions.
Belanich Engineering Center with students What Makes us Unique Our Changemakers are given an innovative framework to develop the global perspecitve, technical prowess and leadership skills to make a difference in the world.
Fab Lab Innovative Learning Spaces Ours is not a traditional classroom setting. Here, students tinker, collaborate and share ideas to build, test and create innovative products and solutions.
Office Hours with USD faculty Office Hours Videos Meet USD's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering faculty — they love what they do and it shows.
Your path to a rewarding, successful career in engineering, computer science or cybersecurity starts at the University of San Diego's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering.

Why Choose USD's Shiley Marcos School of Engineering?


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


Top Undergraduate Study Abroad Participation
Institute of International Education


Most Beautiful Urban Campus
Best Choice Schools

student talking with career counselor Personalized Career Development

Build your path to success.

students in front of solar cart Hands-on, Real-World Experience

Where theory meets reality.

students walking inside building State-of-the-Art Innovation Spaces

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.