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Prospective Undergraduates

Curious to see what life is like as a Jacobs School of Engineering student? Learn more about our six engineering departments and engineering and computer science majors, our Experience Engineering Initiative, and how you can study abroad and still graduate in four years.

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Prospective PhD Students

Our graduate engineering programs consistently rank among the top in the nation. Admissions information for the PhD programs offered at the Jacobs School. 


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New study shows COVID-19 genomic recombination is uncommon but disproportionately occurs in spike protein region
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