Research leads the way. Education is our foundation.

  • 2,000 students
  • Over 59% of graduates remain in Wisconsin
  • 120 companies involved in co-op and internship programs
  • A vast majority of students are placed in jobs before graduation
  • FIRST robotics and College for Kids inspire education at early ages

Student Body 2015

  • Undergraduate Students: 1,728
  • Graduate Students: 447
    • 205 Master’s
    • 201 Ph.D.
    • 14 non-degree
  • Women: 15%
  • Ethnic minority: 33%
  • Part-time: 20%

Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Degrees in:

  • Biomedical Engineering (B.S., M.S. and PhD)
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Engineering (B.S.)
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Health Informatics (PhD)
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Faculty and staff:

  • 70 Full-time Ph.D. faculty
    • 10% Women
  • 56 Full-time academic and support staff
  • Ten National Science Foundation CAREER (Faculty Early Career Development Award) Awardees

2015 Awards:

  • Non-government: $2,866,832
  • State: $342,530
  • Federal: $1,912,027

Research

Strategy to increase research productivity includes:

  • Creating new centers aligned with public need and market demand
  • Cluster hiring of faculty in areas of strategic needs
  • Laboratory upgrades
  • Research seed funding

Alumni

  • Total:  10,022*
  • Alumni in Wisconsin: 59%
  • Alumni in Illinois:  4%
  • Alumni in California:  3%
  • Alumni in Minnesota:  2%
  • Alumni in Texas:  2%
  • Alumni in Michigan:  1%
  • Alumni in Arizona:  1%
  • Alumni in Colorado:  1%
  • Alumni in Ohio:  1%

* based on living alumni