Clock Knot sculpture by Mark di Suvero on The University of Texas at Austin campus

The Cockrell School has served as a global leader in engineering education and technology advancement for over a century.

Our mission is to:

  • Educate leaders who think big and think creatively
  • Pursue innovative solutions through research, industry partnerships and a commitment to fostering entrepreneurship
  • Encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration
  • Provide a supportive and inclusive environment for all members of our community

Our vision is to be an influential catalyst in the development of future solutions that advance society, drive economic progress and improve the quality of life around the world.

The Cockrell School Strategic Plan

We have a unique opportunity to become the highest-impact public engineering school. This five-year plan lays out our strategies for world-class, hands-on education, a deep commitment to innovation and a welcoming, collaborative community.