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Gallogly College of Engineering

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Experience Engineering

Being a student in the Gallogly College of Engineering means more than learning about engineering; it means experiencing engineering as well, side by side with some of the world’s most respected authorities in their fields.


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Real-World Approach

Our hands-on, real-world approach to the education experience makes creative problem solving, engineering design, leadership and communications skills all top priorities.

Improve Quality of Life

OU students are serving the global community, while gaining valuable professional experience and learning how to work in teams. Our students are proving that OU engineering graduates are uniquely positioned to navigate the realm of technological possibilities for improving our quality of life.




Start Your Path to Success

One thousand students instructed in K-12 outreach programs

Mentoring programs in the Gallogly College of Engineering have enjoyed immense growth. In Fall 2021, the OU Engineering Pathways program instructed 1,000 students in grades 4–12 from 21 different schools.

21 hired faculty

In 2021, OU hired 21 engineering faculty whose expertise range from aerospace engineering, data science and energy to medical devices and next-generation microelectronic technology.


The Gallogly College of Engineering received $44 million in research grants in fiscal year 2021. Of this amount, $34 million were grant dollars to engineering faculty.


Six engineering faculty members are recent recipients of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, one of the NSF's most prestigious awards.



Best Grad Schools 2023 U.S. News and World Report Logo

We are honored to be named among the best engineering schools in the country by "U.S. News and World Report." Rankings are based on weighted averages of 10 indicators including peer and recruiter assessments, faculty resources, student-faculty ratios, research activity, student selectivity and others.



Personalize Your Path

The Gallogly College of Engineering is organized into seven schools with each school consisting of one or more programs. In addition, we offer a multidisciplinary undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics. The Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering is in the College of Earth and Energy. Each School also offers Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

All our Schools offer accelerated options, where you can complete a bachelor of science AND a master of science in five years!

Learn more about Undergraduate, Graduate, Online and Certificate options by clicking on the panels below. 



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World-Class Education

Always pioneers, OU was the first university in the United States to offer a degree in engineering physics. In keeping with that tradition, we offer a state-of-the-art engineering computer network for research and instruction. OU was one of the first colleges of engineering to incorporate laptops into the curriculum and to provide wireless Internet in the classrooms. More than 60 patents have been issued to OU's Gallogly College of Engineering faculty.




The Thermal House that Song Built: 1940's Home Transformed to Research Lab

November 17, 2022

University of Oklahoma engineer Li Song, Ph.D., never imagined her research would occur in a 1940’s bungalow. Only on the market since 2017, Song thought that smart thermostats – Wi-Fi thermostats – showed the potential for further investigation. She noticed hundreds of computer scientists were collecting data about smart thermostat usage, but few were studying their actual physical systems.


OU Engineers Partner with No-code Industrial AI Experts
November 16, 2022

Through a Department of Energy-funded project, University of Oklahoma engineers have developed a low-cost, field installable retrofit kit to reduce emissions and enhance the performance of integral reciprocating compressors used in the production, gathering, transmission and processing of natural gas.

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OU Computer Scientist Aims to Improve Privacy from Digitally Enabled Hidden Devices
November 14, 2022

A research project aims to develop better ways to locate hidden wireless devices, develop countermeasures against unauthorized voice or motion detection, and create techniques to safeguard user privacy against unauthorized monitoring from such devices.

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OU Engineering to Help Meet State’s Biopharmaceutical Workforce Needs
October 11, 2022

In 2023, the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma will open an interdisciplinary workforce education and research center to serve the growing biopharmaceutical industry in Oklahoma, the OU Bioprocessing Core Facility.

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OU Engineers Help Build Power Grid of the Future
October 12, 2022

Today’s electric grid is aging and being pushed to do more than intended. Extreme weather, natural disasters and increased demand – all are taking a toll on America’s century-old infrastructure. University of Oklahoma assistant professor Jie Cai, Ph.D., and a team of researchers were awarded funding to study thermal energy storage in commercial and residential buildings to promote renewable energy utilization.

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