College of Engineering was established in 1979 at Yarmouk University and it included four departments: the Department of Architectural, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.
The Faculty of Engineering joined the Jordan University of Science and Technology in 1986.
The Department of Agricultural Engineering was established in the year 1990 and named Bio-Systems Engineering in 2002, and admission stopped in 2006.
The Biomedical and Industrial Engineering departments were established in 1998 and 1999, respectively.
The Department of Nuclear Engineering was established in 2007 as a new department in the college and it is the only program of its kind in Jordan.
The Aeronautical Engineering Department was established in 2009 as the first aviation department to offer a BA in Aviation Science in Jordan.
Currently there are 6 majors at the master's level in the departments of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, In addition, the college offers a PhD program in civil engineering.