Research leads the way. Education is our foundation.

  • 2,277 students
  • 66% of graduates remain in Wisconsin

Student Body 2018

    • Undergraduate Students: 1,869
    • Graduate Students: 408
    • Master’s:195
    • Ph.D.:200
    • non-degree:13
    • Women: 17%
    • Part-time: 22%
      • Bachelors:
        • Biomedical Engineering
        • Civil Engineering
        • Computer Engineering
        • Computer Science
        • Electrical Engineering
        • Industrial Engineering
        • Materials Science & Engineering
        • Mechanical Engineering
      • Masters:
        • Computer Science
        • Engineering
          • Biomedical
          • Civil
          • Electrical
          • Industrial
          • Materials
          • Mechanical
      • Doctoral:
        • Biomedical Health Informatics
        • Engineering
          • Biomedical Engineering
          • Civil
          • Computer Science
          • Electrical
          • Industrial
          • Materials
          • Mechanical

Faculty and staff:

      • 69 Full-time Ph.D. faculty
      • 12% Women
      • 46 Full-time academic and support staff

2018 Awards:

      • Federal: $4,968,01
      • Industry: $855,023
      • State: $125,398
      • Other: $908,705

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: 11,784*
      • Alumni in Wisconsin 7,728 (66%
      • Alumni in Illinois: 470 (4%)
      • Alumni in California: 446 (4%)
      • Alumni in Minnesota: 225 (2%)
      • Alumni in Texas: 223 (2%)
      • Alumni in Florida: 167 (1%)
      • Alumni in Michigan: 133 (1%)
      • Alumni in Arizona: 123 (1%)
      • Alumni in Colorado: 112 (1%)
      • Alumni in Ohio: 91 (1%)

* based on living alumni

Pre-College Programs

    • College for Kids. Elementary and middle school students can explore engineering and computer science in a hands-on way.  (contact Christine Beimborn)
    • FIRST Tech Challenge: UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science hosts the Wisconsin State Championship in support of the next generation (contact Juli Pickering)
    • Girls Who Code: Middle and high school girls receive their first computer coding experience in this weekly course offered during the academic year.  (contact Christine Cheng)
    • EnQuest: Summer overnight engineering camp for high school girls  (contact Christine Beimborn)