Colorado Engineering Schools & Degrees

For any prospective engineering student, undergraduate or post-graduate, Colorado has many accredited universities offering a wide variety of programs and options. A future engineering student only needs to choose a preferred area of concentration and then determine which school will best meet their aspirations and budget.

There are 14 ABET accredited universities in our database that have engineering degrees. In total, engineering programs of various levels and concentrations are available in 25 different schools (some of which are not ABET accredited, but are accredited by another regional or national accrediting body).

Engineering Colleges in Colorado

The cities with the most engineering schools are Denver with six, Colorado with five and Aurora with four. However, Golden has the most engineering programs, thanks to the engineering-focused Colorado School of Mines, which has twenty-seven different programs.

Engineering degrees in Colorado span a wide spectrum of concentrations including aeronautical, architectural, biological, bio-medical, chemical, civil, computer, construction, electrical, drafting and design, management, physics, technology, environmental, general, industrial, materials, mechanical, systems and telecom. Of the programs, Electrical Engineering is the most widely-offered in Colorado.

Engineering Schools in Colorado to Consider

One top university, Colorado School of Mines in Golden, offers twelve different Bachelor of Science Engineering degrees with concentrations in Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Metallurgical and Materials. Post-graduate degrees are offered in ten different areas that also include nuclear and hydrology. See more on their geotechnical engineering programs in the below video.

Another major university with extensive engineering options is Colorado State University in Fort Collins. This institution offers Bachelors of Science degrees in nine different areas of concentration. As well, the Colorado State Graduate School offers Masters and Doctorate degrees in eight different fields.

The University of Colorado in Boulder offers twelve different Bachelors in Engineering programs . And the Graduate School presents six different Masters and PhD options.

The US Air Force Academy offers nineteen different engineering programs.

Some other universities and colleges or branches of larger institutions offering engineering programs are situated throughout Colorado. These include University of Denver, Metropolitan State University Denver, Colorado State University in Pueblo, University of Colorado in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado Technical University, Lincoln College of Technology, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Mesa University, and Fort Lewis College.

Online Engineering Degree Options at CO Universities

Current online programs offering accredited graduate degrees in engineering are:

  • University of Colorado-Colorado Springs: The areas of concentration for online Masters degrees are Engineering Management, Space Operations, Systems Engineering, Energy Engineering.
  • Colorado State University: The areas of concentration for online Masters degrees are Bio-medical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Management, and Systems Engineering.
  • In addition, several Junior Colleges in Colorado offer Associate degrees and undergraduate engineering courses that may be easily transferable to the larger four-year institutions.

Top Engineering Employers in Colorado

Two of the largest engineering firms in Colorado are URS Corp. and MHW Global Inc.

URS Corporation is an engineering firm that is now part of the AECOM group, which has ranked among the best engineering firms. URS provides consulting, construction and engineering services to various sectors and across many markets. Some of the projects completed by URS include Kennedy Space Center complex management and operation and the Port Washington Generating Station in WI. The URS Corporation has about 6,000 employees. There are many civil engineers working at URS.

MHW Global Inc is a water and natural resources firm that provides consulting, construction and technical engineering services around the world. There are more than 7,000 people working at MHW, many of which are civil, environmental and mechanical engineers. MHW is also the 15th-largest employee-owned company in America. Some of their services include road construction and management; marine station reconstructions; dam and power stations planning, design and construction; and various reconstruction projects.

List of Accredited Engineering Programs

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Campus Based ABET Accredited Programs
Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Colorado School of Mines - Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Chemical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Civil Engineering, B.S.
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Electrical Engineering, B.S.
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Engineering Physics, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Environmental Engineering, B.S.
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Geological Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Geophysical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Mechanical Engineering, B.S.
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Mining Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado School of Mines - Petroleum Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Golden CO
Colorado State University - Biomedical Engineering, B.S.
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Chemical and Biological Engineering, B.S.
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Chemical and Biological Engineering, B.S.
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Civil Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Computer Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Electrical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Engineering Science(s), BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Environmental Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Environmental Health (Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene specialization), MS
Applied Science Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Health Physics, MS
Applied Science Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University - Mechanical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Fort Collins CO
Colorado State University-Pueblo - Civil Engineering Technology, BSCET
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Pueblo CO
Colorado State University-Pueblo - Engineering, BSE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Pueblo CO
Colorado State University-Pueblo - Industrial Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Pueblo CO
Colorado Technical University - Computer Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
Colorado Technical University - Electrical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
Fort Lewis College - Engineering, B.S.
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Durango CO
Metropolitan State University of Denver - Civil Engineering Technology, BS
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
Metropolitan State University of Denver - Computer Information Systems, BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
Metropolitan State University of Denver - Computer Science, BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
Metropolitan State University of Denver - Electrical Engineering Technology, BS
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
Metropolitan State University of Denver - Mechanical Engineering Technology, BS
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
Regis University - Computer Information Systems, BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
Regis University - Computer Networking, BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
Regis University - Computer Science, BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
Trinidad State Junior College - Occupational Safety and Health Technology, AAS
Applied Science Accreditation Commission Accredited
Trinidad CO
United States Air Force Academy - Aeronautical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
United States Air Force Academy - Astronautical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
United States Air Force Academy - Civil Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
United States Air Force Academy - Computer Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
United States Air Force Academy - Computer Science, BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
United States Air Force Academy - Electrical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
United States Air Force Academy - Mechanical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
United States Air Force Academy - Systems Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Aerospace Engineering Science, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Architectural Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Chemical and Biological Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Chemical and Biological Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Chemical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Civil Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Computer Science, BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Electrical and Computer Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Electrical and Computer Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Electrical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Environmental Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Mechanical Engineering Partnership Program with Colorado Mesa University, BS ME
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Boulder - Mechanical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Boulder CO
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - Computer Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - Computer Science, BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - Electrical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - Mechanical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Colorado Springs CO
University of Colorado Denver - Civil Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
University of Colorado Denver - Computer Science, B.S.C.S.
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
University of Colorado Denver - Electrical Engineering, BSEE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
University of Colorado Denver - Mechanical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
University of Denver - Computer Engineering, BSCpE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
University of Denver - Electrical Engineering, BSEE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO
University of Denver - Mechanical Engineering, BSME
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Denver CO


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