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U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering

Vision and Mission



The U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering at Florida Gulf Coast University will be internationally recognized for excellence in interdisciplinary engineering and computing education and research.


The mission of the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering is to produce graduates and community leaders in selected engineering and computing disciplines with superior technical competence and professional skills to meet the engineering and computing challenges of Southwest Florida and beyond. This is accomplished in an entrepreneurial and innovative educational and research environment that values diversity, service, integrity, leadership, and collaborations.