Vision and Mission


The SDSU College of Engineering educates a diverse group of students to become engineering innovators and contribute to the technical knowledge of society at large.

New Engineering Building

Rendering of the new engineering building


The SDSU College of Engineering is dedicated to innovative education, research, and dissemination of knowledge. We instill critical thinking in our graduates to:

  • recognize human and societal needs;
  • design innovative, sustainable engineering solutions;
  • embrace an international perspective; 
  • create value through entrepreneurial efforts.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

The SDSU College of Engineering, as part of a Hispanic-serving institution residing on Kumeyaay land, is committed to creating a safe, equitable and an inclusive working and learning environment that promotes mutual respect for each and every member of the College. In this nourishing atmosphere, each member can thrive and flourish to their fullest potential.

The College believes that diversity and inclusion of ideas and viewpoints are vital to the engineering profession and the advancement of all engineering disciplines. Diverse voices in engineering enhance perspective and innovation. By valuing inclusivity, the College will develop engineers who are global citizens capable of solving current and emerging problems. Diversity and inclusion create synergy, cultivate role models and foster transformative ideas that accelerate the success of the College and its impact on society.

The College is committed to the recruitment, retention and promotion of a diverse faculty, staff and student body that is inclusive on every basis, including but not limited to, ability, age, color, educational background, ethnicity, family structure and experiences, gender, gender identities, language, national origin, political preferences, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and veteran status.