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Batten College of Engineering & TechnologyAbout the College

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Outside view of Engineering Systems Building.

Our Mission

The Frank Batten College of Engineering & Technology promotes the advancement of engineering knowledge, both in creation and dissemination, by providing successful graduates and a continuously improving learning environment to its constituents, while maintaining high ethical, multicultural and global standards.

Our Vision

The Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology will be recognized as a world-class learning institution for engineering by providing the highest-quality academics that foster student development and connect knowledge, practice, and outstanding scholarly research. The college will continuously provide innovative programs that will significantly contribute to the prosperity of its region and to humanity while maintaining harmony with the environment.


33 degree programs tailored to your interest

Choose from eight core engineering undergraduate majors, 19 minors and over 30 graduate programs at the master's and doctoral levels that fit your interests.


Diverse community with cosmopolitan flair

Your individuality is valued at ODU! Our community is as diverse as you are, so make yourself at home and experience all ODU has to offer.

Professor Mournir Laroussi and Assistant Professor Venkat Maruthamuthu

Engineering Research

As the region's only public urban research university, we are an incubator for innovation and entrepreneurship. We encourage big ideas and creative thinking.

Spring Corporate Circle Day

Industry Partners

For decades, BCET has collaborated with industry partners to provide access to sponsored research, technology licenses, new venture creation and innovation.

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Advisory Board

The advisory board is comprised of individuals representing alumni, employer, public and private constituent groups. They share a vested interest in the success of ODU Engineering.