Established in 1901, Syracuse University's L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS) has a long tradition of preparing leaders and of responsiveness in meeting regional and national needs. We are very proud of the efforts and accomplishments our community of faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students, and alumni and friends worldwide.
Facts & Figures
The college is currently housed in three buildings on the main SU campus: Link Hall, Hinds Hall, and the Center for Science Technology. Additionally, the renowned Institute for Sensory Research is located on SU's South Campus.
The college is home to nationally regarded research centers and is a lead partner to the CASE Center, the EQS Center, and CoE-ES.
LCS Student Enrollment
LCS Faculty and Staff Size
- There are 1,559 full-time enrolled students in LCS
- 60% Undergraduates (940)
- 28% Master's Students (431)
- 12% Doctoral Students (188)
- The College has 168 faculty and professional/research staff members
- 40% Tenured/Tenure-track Faculty (68)
- 24% Professional Staff Members (40)
- 18% Adjunct Faculty Members (30)
- 15% Research Staff Members (25)
All Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering at Syracuse University are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, and Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
. More information is available at our Accreditation Page
Did you know?
- The college offers 35 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs
- LCS's computer engineering and bioengineering programs, both established in 1971, are the second-oldest programs of their kind in the nation.
- U.S. News & World Reports ranks the overall graduate program in LCS in the top one-third of schools of engineering that grant degrees through the Ph.D.
- LCS is ranked among the top 30 private engineering colleges that grant Ph.D.s