Research leads the way. Education is our foundation.

  • 2,175 students
  • Over 62% 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

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 Ph.D.)
  • Biomedical Informatics (Ph.D.)
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Engineering (B.S.)
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Health Informatics (Ph.D.)
  • 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

2016 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:  10,762*
  • Alumni in Wisconsin: 6,751 (62.18%)
  • Alumni in Illinois: 382 (3.52%)
  • Alumni in California: 374 (3.44%)
  • Alumni in Minnesota: 202 (1.86%)
  • Alumni in Texas: 198 (1.82%)
  • Alumni in Michigan: 106 (0.98%)
  • Alumni in Arizona: 104 (0.96%)
  • Alumni in Colorado: 94 (0.87%)
  • Alumni in Ohio: 91 (0.84%)

* based on living alumni

Pre-College Programs