AU Engineering Boasts 90% Passage Rate on Fundamentals of Engineering Exam


Anderson, Ind. — The Anderson University engineering program class of 2024 has posted the highest first-time passage rate on the Fundamentals of Engineering exam in program history. 90 percent of all engineering students passed.

The Fundamentals of Engineering exam is the first step in becoming a licensed professional engineer. It serves as an external validation of program strength. The average first-time passing rate across all disciplines on the exam is 71 percent.  

“The FE Exam provides external validation of the quality of our engineering graduates and their preparation at Anderson University,” said Dr. Ben McPheron, chair of physical sciences and engineering. “These students are prepared to enter the engineering workforce and have taken their first step toward professional licensure, demonstrating a commitment to continued professional development. We are proud of every one of our graduates and so excited for their demonstrated success so early in their careers.”

AU saw 100% of electrical engineering and computer engineering graduates pass the exam. To learn more about AU engineering, visit the program online.

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.