Educating Christian engineers for a life of service.
Calvin’s engineering program will prepare you for your career with outstanding teaching from seasoned professionals. You will learn how to solve complex problems and create brilliant designs, and how to bring glory to God in the process.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE)
You’ll study one of four unique concentrations, and may add an international or sustainability designation to the engineering major.
Liberal arts advantage
Get cultural exposure, language skills, and broad-based learning that will prepare you to work in a huge variety of contexts—and take full advantage of our internship program to get the benefit of on-the-job experience as an undergraduate.
With many overseas connections for engineering and one of the country’s best off-campus programs, we train global engineers. Take advantage of unique international opportunities like our popular summer program in Germany.
Engineering graduates in 2018
of graduates working in engineering or attending full time graduate school 6 months after graduation
of students who completed their degree in 2018 did so in four years
Explore Engineering at Calvin
Discover how you can apply engineering around the world, and don’t miss our popular summer program in Germany.
Careers & Outcomes
Explore the many industries where you can practice engineering and get the facts about Calvin's excellent track record for placements.
Expanding opportunities for women in engineering
Fewer than 20 percent of all bachelor's degrees in engineering were awarded to women in the United States in 2015. Calvin College students are taking action to see that statistic change.
News & Stories, February 21, 2019
Calvin receives $1 million NSF grant to increase student retention in STEM
Calvin College faculty are working on finding solutions that will give every student an equal opportunity at success in STEM fields.
News & Stories, November 8, 2018
Engineering student selected for German exchange program, interns at BMW
Engineering student Aaron Berry reflects on his experience studying in Germany, interning at BMW, and his future plans.
News & Stories, September 20, 2018
Expert considers Hurricane Florence's impact on infrastructure
With Hurricane Florence fast approaching, professor of engineering Fred Haan lends his wind engineering expertise to predict the effect the storm may have on infrastructure in its path.
News & Stories, September 13, 2018
U.S. News & World Report ranks Calvin #1 in the Midwest
For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks Calvin College #1 overall among Midwest regional colleges.
News & Stories, September 10, 2018
Reactivating a 2,000-year-old water system in Jordan
This June, Calvin College engineering student Sarah Cok joined the Clean Water Institute of Calvin College, the Umm el-Jimal Project, and Jordanian experts to restore an ancient water system in a Jordanian village.
News & Stories, August 15, 2018
Calvin engineers take second place at Disaster Shelter Design Competition
A team of Calvin College students placed second at the 7th Annual Disaster Shelter Design Competition, sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse International.
News & Stories, May 3, 2018
Calvin students compete in FIRST Robotics competition
This interim, Tubergen invited students from Grand Rapids South Christian High School to join his Mechatronics class in which students were provided a task for a robot to perform, and then had three weeks to design and build a robot that could accomplish the task.
News & Stories, March 15, 2018
Burmese alum grateful for her grandfather's Biblical advice.
Spark, September 01, 2017
Student engineers accomplish milestone in energy-efficient window retrofit project
Spark, December 01, 2016
Alum uses tornado simulator to collect data on wind speeds.
Spark, June 15, 2016