The USC College of Engineering is the premier and leading engineering School in the Visayas and Mindanao region. Established in 1939, the College continues to be the biggest engineering school in Southern Philippines with a current student population of 3, 325. Determined to constantly serve the needs of a growing industry, it keeps widening its undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Over the years, the College has established a reputation of producing graduates who become distinguished leaders in the industry, government, the academe, and other sectors. Strong curriculum and research are well integrated into the different academic programs through a pool of dynamic and dedicated faculty members.

The College of Engineering considers research as an integral part of the students’ curriculum. Faculty members and students actively engage in research projects. Collaborative projects between the academe and the industry are also carried out by the different departments. The College has established linkages with various national and international research and academic institutions. Integrating quality instruction and research in all aspects of the engineering curriculum remains the commitment of the College.

The College’s vision is closely tied to that of the University. It seeks to develop technically-competent, globally-competitive engineers who are socially-responsible and life-long learners. The college aims to provide relevant academic programs responsive to the needs of the local, national, and global communities.

SOE Vision

An engineering institution where excellence, innovation, and concern for humanity guides education, research, and community service.

SOE Mission

SOE M1: To nurture students to become engineering professionals who are noble leaders and innovators guided by the Gospel truths.
SOE M2: To advance knowledge of the engineering disciplines for sustainable and appropriate solutions to local and global problems.