School of Engineering and Computational Sciences

Civil Engineering | Computer Engineering | Computer Science | Construction Management | Data Science | Electrical Engineering | Mechanical Engineering | Product Management

Transforming Ideas into Real-World Solutions

The School of Engineering and Computational Sciences fuels innovation, research and collaboration through academic excellence. Together, our faculty and students translate ideas into real-world applications that support the next chapter of innovation.

Through the application of engineering, computer science and data analytics, our faculty foster a learning experience that integrates focused instruction, research, internships, fellowships and service. 

You’ll benefit from Merrimack’s:

  • State-of-the-art student facilities, including new structures and materials, geosystems, environmental testing and robotics labs – as well as makerspaces, fabrication and innovation workshops.
  • Top online master’s programs in computer science and data science with tuition under $22,000 and tracks uniquely designed for career changers
  • Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (#86), US News and World Report
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Nationally Ranked Engineering Program

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Merrimack College’s undergraduate engineering program ranks No. 86 among 230 programs by U.S. News and World Report. 

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Career Outcomes Rate

99% of the undergraduate class of 2022 in Engineering and Computational Sciences were either employed, participating in voluntary service, or continuing their education within nine months of graduation.

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Student-Faculty Ratio

With a 13:1 student-faculty ratio, you’ll get to know your professors — experts who have literally been there and done that and want to help you do the same.

Graduate Programs

Northeastern University, Boston University, Tufts, University of Pennsylvania and Merrimack are just some of the graduate programs graduates are attending.

TOP HIRING & INTERNSHIP COMPANIES

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Award-Winning Faculty and Alumni

Civil Engineering Associate Professor Marc Veletzos and alumnus Christopher Cole ’04 were both recently recognized by the Boston Society of Civil Engineers.

Undergraduate Majors and Graduate Programs

The School of Engineering and Computational Sciences offers an extensive portfolio of undergraduate majorsminorsmaster’s degrees and graduate certificates. With online, hybrid and on-campus options, you’ll find a program that works best for you.

Applied Physics (B.S.)
Combined major
On Campus
Engineering Management (M.S.)
This program is undergoing an extensive redesign in curriculum, and is not currently accepting applications.
On Campus
Environmental Data Science (B.A.)
Combined major
On Campus
Interactive Design (B.A.)
Combined major
On Campus
Sports Analytics (B.S.)
Combined major
On Campus
Strategic Marketing Analytics (B.S.)
Combined major
On Campus
Undecided – The Discover Program
Undeclared major? Undecided students can explore different fields of study while staying on track for graduation.
On Campus
CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE

EXPLORE ENGINEERING AND COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES

Explore all that the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences has to offer inside and outside of the classroom to tailor your experience to your unique needs, goals and dreams.  

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Students develop a concept for a scale-model steel bridge and work to compete at the national level against other schools.

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Merrimack’s Center for Innovation and Research is designed to fuel collaboration, hands-on learning and research.

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Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships are highly competitive programs that enhance your professional skills and defray tuition costs.

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Merrimack College is now a member of the nation's oldest engineering honor society program in the

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

“Earning my bachelor’s degree from Merrimack helped me secure my current position at MassDOT and further my career within the state. 

Additionally, the superintendent of a previous contract I worked on was a Merrimack Alum as well, which provided a great connection and start to the working relationship.”

Kayleigh Manion ’22
Civil Engineering Major
EIT, Civil Engineer II, MassDOT

Student & Faculty Highlights

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Undergraduate Student
“I chose to attend Merrimack as it is a rapidly growing institution in all forms, yet it is still a small school with a great faculty to student ratio. I wanted to feel like I could trust my professors on a personal level, and that has certainly turned out to be true across all of my studies here. "
Matthew Lanney '24
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
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Graduate Student
"Three of my professors at Merrimack College were not only some of the most intelligent individuals that I have ever met, but they truly wanted to help their students succeed in any way imaginable."
Joseph Privitera '18, M'19
M.S., Civil Engineering
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Faculty Member
For the past two decades, St. Hilaire has examined the effects disrupting circadian rhythm has on cognitive capabilities. She currently has two active NIH grants that demonstrate the vast spectrum of the field.
Melissa St. Hilaire Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Data Science
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Undergraduate Student
“I chose to attend Merrimack to be a part of a rapidly expanding academic and athletic campus. What set Merrimack apart was the opportunity to participate in multiple areas of involvement while also being a student-athlete."
Neil Letellier ‘24
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
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Graduate Student
"Merrimack offers a level of connection with both students and professors unlike anywhere else. At Merrimack, the education you receive is personal. The professors are dedicated to their students and make an active contribution to further their learning.
Juan Diego Lopez, M'24
M.S., Civil Engineering
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Faculty Member
"You are not a number, and this is not a sink-or-swim environment. Our Schools provide students access to resources comparable to larger institutions. For example, would you like to do some projects or research with state-of-the-art robots? You can do that here! "
Rickey Caldwell Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
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Undergraduate Student
“I wanted to go to the United States to combine soccer and academics at a higher level. The full support from coaches, professor and others have been amazing; there are so many systems in place to make sure everyone excels."
Trym Kyvaag ‘24
B.S., Computer Science and Mathematics Double Major
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Faculty Member
"What I like most about Merrimack is that we are a community of people that are all very different, but all have a passion for learning, thinking, and making the world around us better."
Cyndi Carlson Ph.D.
Chair & Associate Professor,
Civil Engineering
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Undergraduate Student
“I picked Merrimack because I felt like I had a place where I could find my own path with many opportunities on campus. An important lesson I learned in the classroom and being on campus is to never be afraid to ask for help."
Gabriella Zola '26
B.S., Computer Science
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Faculty Member
"As a Merrimack College Graduate, I came back here to teach because the Faculty and Staff believe in what we are doing. You'll be part of a caring and passionate group that puts your preparedness for your future as the focus for all we do."
Jared Peterson '16, M'17
Assistant Professor of Practice, Civil Engineering

Get Involved: Clubs & Organizations

There are endless opportunities to get involved at Merrimack and right within the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences.

Gain different perspectives, put learning into action and learn from peers and faculty advisors through one of our School of Engineering and Computational Sciences clubs:

SCHOOL NEWS

More than 200 students representing all five schools proudly presented at locations across campus research work and projects across various disciplines.

NOTABLE & QUOTABLE

Dr. James Kaklamanos, associate professor of civil engineering, published two peer-reviewed journal papers in Earthquake Spectra, which is viewed as one of the top journals in earthquake engineering. The first paper develops a regional seismic velocity model for the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains and the second paper investigates input ground-motion selection influence site response analysis results.