School of Engineering and Computational Sciences

Computer Science | Data Science | 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 (#70), US News and World Report

Nationally Ranked Engineering Program


Merrimack College’s undergraduate engineering program rank No. 70 among 230 programs by U.S. News and World Report. 

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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.

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Career Outcomes Rate

99% of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ undergraduate class of 2023 were either employed, participating in voluntary service, or continuing their education within nine months of graduation.



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 majors, minorsmaster’s degrees and graduate certificates. With online, hybrid and on-campus options, you’ll find a program that works best for you.


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.  

Students develop a concept for a scale-model steel bridge and work to compete at the national level against other schools.
Merrimack’s Center for Innovation and Research is designed to fuel collaboration, hands-on learning and research.
Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships are highly competitive programs that enhance your professional skills and defray tuition costs.
Merrimack College is now a member of the nation’s oldest engineering honor society program in the


“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

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
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
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

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:



Dr. James Kaklamanos, associate professor of civil engineering, was one of two earthquake engineers interviewed by Interesting Engineering on the multitude of buildings that collapsed in Turkey and Syria following the devastating earthquake.