About The College

About the College of Engineering

Established in 1964 and currently led by Dean Robert H. Bishop, the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida is ranked #56 among public institutions (#85 overall) by U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 engineering graduate school rankings.

The college serves more than 7,500 students, offering 11 bachelor’s programs, nine of which are ABET-accredited, as well as 13 master’s and eight doctoral degrees.

The college is actively engaged in local and global research activities with $42.9 million in research expenditures for the fiscal year 2021-2022.

The college has 12 major research centers and institutes and is actively engaged in local and global research activities focused on sustainability, biomedical engineering, computing technology and transportation.

Message from Dean Robert Bishop

Dean Robert Bishop

Dean Robert H. Bishop, Ph.D., P.E.

The mission of the USF College of Engineering is to have profound positive impact on lives around the world through steadfast pursuit of world-class research, education and innovation.

We aspire to be at the forefront of interdisciplinary research, cultivating knowledgeable, passionate engineers who are dedicated to need-based solutions to the world's most complex problems.

We share a culture of excellence, characterized by an emphasis on students, research, innovation, partnership, inclusivity, agility, and the future. We welcome you to join us through scholarship, professorship, or partnership.