University of Nevada, Las Vegas Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering


The Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees to more than 2,000 students in nine departments.

With more than 70 full-time faculty, the college has created a well-rounded curriculum by combining practical and empirical knowledge with mathematical and scientific fundamentals and principles, which provides a solid foundation for a successful career in engineering and computer science.

Areas of Engineering and Computer Science covered under the college mission are: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Undergraduate and graduate degree program in these areas provide employees to the local and regional industry. Some of these students get opportunity to become innovators and entrepreneurs due to their training and education in the college. In addition, the degree programs in Entertainment Engineering and Construction Management serve unique local needs of the hospitality industry.

Research and Development

Our graduate programs thrive due to funded research. They not only train our graduates to be innovators, but also result in innovations which can be a source of income for the university and local economic diversification.


The training and knowledge imparted to our students prepares them for service to local industries and community. Students, Faculty and Staff are involved in a variety of service activities to the community and profession.


Las Vegas

South Maryland Parkway,4505
89154 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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