Party on the Plaza

The UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science is a small engineering college within a top-ranked urban research university, located just a few blocks from Lake Michigan and minutes from downtown Milwaukee.

Our students enjoy the energy and resources of a powerhouse R1 university in a dynamic city with Fortune 500 employers and a close-knit engineering community where students get individual attention and the ability to make strong connections with faculty and peers.

Beyond academics, our Career Services department works exclusively with our students and graduates to host two specialized career fairs each year, helping students secure paid internships, co-ops and successful career launches with top local, regional and national employers.

Student walking by the Engineering and Mathematical Sciences building.

Strategic Plan

To educate students to become creative problem-solvers, conduct leading-edge research with global impacts, and act as a catalyst for improved economic development and quality of life in Wisconsin.

To become a globally prominent engineering education and research institution.

  1. Make the College of Engineering & Applied Science an outstanding environment in which to learn and work.
  2. Create a dynamic environment and infrastructure to enhance innovative research.
  3. Anticipate and respond to market demands in order to produce graduates who are prepared to address and adapt to the changing needs of the marketplace and society.
  4. Build partnerships with stakeholders and enhance awareness of College of Engineering & Applied Science strengths and accomplishments.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

UWM’s Guiding Values highlight that UWM embraces diversity in all of its definitions, including who we are, how we think and what we do. UWM and the College of Engineering & Applied Science aim to support and value students, faculty and staff who are the heart of the university. Through this initiative, we embrace innovation, creativity and diverse perspectives within an inclusive and equitable environment for all.

Students on panther statue


College of Engineering & Applied Science
3200 N. Cramer St.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Mailing Address

College of Engineering & Applied Science
P.O. Box 784
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0784