About the College of Engineering and Architecture

Howard University’s College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) continues to play a vital role in producing our nation’s top engineers and architects. The College ranks among the top producers of African American male and female engineers.

HU CEA is a thriving teaching and research institution committed to training the next generation architects and engineers of color. We teach our students to recognize and capitalize on opportunities that create value, making them more adaptable leaders in the changing innovative workplace of the future.


CEA’s core mission to serve our students by providing learning environments and curricula, which foster their ability to formulate and solve problems, manage complexity and uncertainty and to develop, in our students, sensitivities to interpersonal relations. To support the acquisition of strong technical competencies, while contributing to the solution of national and global problems through research, teaching and learning.


The College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) is one of Howard University's 13 schools and colleges.

The CEA is home to six academic departments offering accredited undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.

For additional information you may also see Academic Programs


Associate Professor William W. Taylor Released Book of Architectural Theory

Tue, March, 6 2018

Associate Professor William Wesley Taylor’s book Drylongso: Excursions in the Production of Place and the Maintenance of Identity was released by college textbook publisher Linus Learning. Professor Taylor comprehensively writes about place and identity from a perspective of over forty years of design practice and thirty-three years of teaching. Read More >>

Professor Ronnie McGhee Elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects

Tue, February, 27 2018

Professor Ronnie McGhee has been elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA). Professor McGhee becomes the 20th graduate of Howard's Bachelor of Architecture program to reach this high honor. Read More >>


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