Engineering Degrees in Arkansas

There are 7 accredited engineering schools in the state of Arkansas that have ABET-accredited engineering programs. There are a couple other colleges that have engineering programs that are accredited either regionally or nationally, for a total of just under 10 engineering schools in Arkansas. Of these programs, six offer four-year degrees and three offer two-year degrees. Seven of the institutions are public and three are private schools.

Online Engineering Degree Options in Arkansas

Though most of the engineering schools in Arkansas offer classes online, only the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville offers online engineering degrees. Students seeking a Master of Science degree in engineering can choose from the Master of Science Engineering degree or the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.

Consider accredited online programs currently accepting applicants for their Engineering programs:

Arkansas Engineering Schools to Consider

The most prominent engineering program in Arkansas is at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. The Little Rock campus of the University of Arkansas also offers a four-year engineering degree.

In addition, both Arkansas Tech University at Russellville and Arkansas State University in Jonesboro offer bachelors degrees in engineering.

Though the main campus of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is the preeminent college town in Arkansas, Little Rock is the capital and largest city. The University of Arkansas Little Rock is the only engineering program located in Little Rock, but Harding University in Searcy is located nearby.

Bachelor’s in Engineering Degrees in Arkansas

There are 7 institutions that offer four-year Bachelor of Science Engineering degrees in Arkansas. The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville offers Bachelor degrees in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Biological Engineering.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Architectural and Construction Engineering, Civil and Construction Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology (Mechanical), and Systems Engineering.

Harding University in Searcy offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical, Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Graduate Engineering Degrees in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville offers multiple Master of Science degrees in Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Enviromental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.



There are a few doctoral engineering programs offered in Arkansas colleges. To highlight a couple: the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers a Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Systems. The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville offers a Ph.D. in engineering with areas of emphasis in Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Microelectronics-Photonics Engineering.

Top Engineering Employers in Arkansas

Two of the top engineering companies in Arkansas are Brown Engineers LLC and Garver LLC.

Brown Engineers LLC, a recipient of a Circle of Excellence award, is an engineering firm that provides services to civil engineers, healthcare facilities, water and waste/water treatment centers, data centers and general contractors. Brown may have a staff or only about 20 people but almost half of them are registered mechanical or electrical engineers. Maverick Transportation Technology Center, Acxiom Data Center renovation and the Central Arkansas Water Treatment Plant are some of Brown Engineers completed projects.

Garver LLC is a multi-disciplinary award-winning engineering, planning and environmental services firm that specializes in transportation, surveys, water, aviation, construction, industrial, energy and development services. Of the 300 people employed at Garver, more than 60 are registered engineers. Springdale Northern Bypass, Little Rock National Airport taxiway and the Two Rivers Bridge project are a few of the many projects Garver has completed.

List of Accredited Engineering Programs

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

Campus Based ABET Accredited Programs

ABET Accredited Engineering Degrees
Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Arkansas State University
Jonesboro AR
  • Civil Engineering, BSCE | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2010-Present
  • Electrical Engineering, BSEE | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2010-Present
  • Mechanical Engineering, BSME | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2010-Present
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville AR
  • Computer Science, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2006-Present
  • Electrical Engineering, BSEE | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1999-Present
  • Information Systems, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2006-Present
  • Mechanical Engineering, BSME | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1999-Present
Harding University
Searcy AR
  • Biomedical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2014-Present
  • Computer Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2005-Present
  • Electrical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2007-Present
  • Mechanical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2007-Present
John Brown University
Siloam Springs AR
  • Engineering, BSEng | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1995-Present
The University of Central Arkansas
Conway AR
  • Computer Science, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2006-Present
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville AR
  • Biological Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1955-Present
  • Biomedical Engineering, BSBME | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2012-Present
  • Chemical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1952-Present
  • Civil Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1936-Present
  • Computer Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1989-Present
  • Computer Science, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2005-Present
  • Electrical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1936-Present
  • Industrial Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1955-Present
  • Mechanical Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1936-Present
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock AR
  • Architectural and Construction Engineering, B.S. | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2016-Present
  • Architectural and Construction Engineering, B.S. | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2016-Present
  • Civil and Construction Engineering, B.S. | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2012-Present
  • Civil and Construction Engineering, B.S. | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2012-Present
  • Computer Science, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1990-Present
  • Construction Management, B.S. | ABET: Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2015-Present
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, Associate of Engineering Technology | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1985-Present
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, Associate of Engineering Technology | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1985-Present
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Science | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1985-Present
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Science | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1985-Present
  • Geology, B.S. | ABET: Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2015-Present
  • Information Science, BS | ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2006-Present
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology, Associate of Engineering Technology | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1987-Present
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Science | ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission | 10/01/1987-Present
  • Mechanical Systems Engineering, B.S. | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2016-Present
  • Systems Engineering, BS | ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission | 10/01/2002-Present