Research leads the way. Education is our foundation.

  • 2,288 students
  • 64% of graduates remain in Wisconsin
  • 120 companies involved in co-op and internship programs
  • 88% percent of engineering and computer science students at UWM land a job before graduation day.

Student Body 2017

    • Undergraduate Students: 1,860
    • Graduate Students: 428
    • Master’s:202
    • Ph.D.:212
    • non-degree:14
    • Women: 15%
    • Ethnic minority: 39%
    • Part-time: 21%
      • 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
          • Civil
          • Computer Science
          • Electrical
          • Industrial
          • Materials
          • Mechanical

Faculty and staff:

      • 68 Full-time Ph.D. faculty
      • 10% Women
      • 47 Full-time academic and support staff

2017 Awards:

      • Federal: $2,515,374
      • Industry: $1,525,256
      • State: $800,989
      • Other: $1,442,485

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: 11,628*
      • Alumni in Wisconsin 7,417 (63.8%)
      • Alumni in Illinois: 445 (3.8%)
      • Alumni in California: 415 (3.6%)
      • Alumni in Texas: 223 (1.9%)
      • Alumni in Minnesota: 220 (1.9%)
      • Alumni in Florida: 168 (1.4%)
      • Alumni in Michigan: 126 (1.1%)
      • Alumni in Arizona: 117 (1.0%)
      • Alumni in Colorado: 106 (.9%)
      • Alumni in Ohio: 88 (.8%)

* 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)