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 (0.04%)
    • Alumni in California: 415 (0.04%)
    • Alumni in Texas: 223 (0.02%)
    • Alumni in Minnesota: 220 (0.02%)
    • Alumni in Florida: 168 (0.01%)
    • Alumni in Michigan: 126 (0.01%)
    • Alumni in Arizona: 117 (0.01%)
    • Alumni in Colorado: 106 (0.01%)
    • Alumni in Ohio: 88 (0.01%)

    * 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)