High Point University’s School of Engineering is focused on providing a student-centered environment to produce well rounded graduates with strong technical skills as well as the necessary life skills to be successful engineers and computer scientists. Students receive a rigorous education that prepares them for the ever-changing landscape of engineering and computer-based careers. Students learn to be creative, critical thinkers that are able to solve real-world problems through the application of knowledge in an ethical and appropriate manner to satisfy the needs to their end-users. In other words, doing what engineers and computer scientists do best: changing the world and improving the lives of others in a sustainable, socially-responsible manner through the use of science, mathematics and discipline knowledge.
Students learn the basic theory and foundation material necessary for their discipline. Electives in advanced topics provide depth and allow students to specialize in topics of interest while still providing breadth to their studies so that they have the versatility to work in a number of different domains.
The dedicated faculty in the School are committed to delivering a modern and exciting curriculum, with industry-relevant practical projects to help you convert class discussions into experience. The faculty will work with you to achieve your academic success and start you on your journey into your future.
To provide an extraordinary engineering and computing education through the delivery of hands-on, practical instruction that prepares graduates for a rewarding career or admission into graduate school. The School of Engineering is committed to:
- Providing an environment that encourages curiosity.
- Developing technical competence within a Liberal Arts framework.
- Fostering independent thought and critical thinking to solve modern engineering and computing problems in an ethical, socially-responsible, and sustainable manner.
The Webb School of Engineering offers the B.S. and B.A. degree in Computer Science, the B.S. degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Cybersecurity, the B.S. degree in Computer Engineering, and the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. The School also offers a minor in Computer Science.