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Discover why international engineering and computer science students choose UWM.

Competitive engineering and computer science programs, a top-ranked research program, extensive industry collaboration, and notable alumni who include Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, are just a few of the reasons international students choose UWM and the College of Engineering & Applied Science.

UWM is in the Top146Research Universities (Carnegie Classification)
6Fortune 500 Companies in Milwaukee Region
UWM Ranked in Top3%of Universities Worldwide*
Ranked #26in % Engineering PhDs Awarded to Foreign Nationals

*Center for World University Rankings, 2021-2022

**American Society for Engineering Education, 2019

Opportunities to Work With Industry

Six of Wisconsin’s eight Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the UWM region and industry partnerships are common. After one year of enrollment, you may work side-by-side with industry partners through internships and co-ops. Our industry partners include many global leaders who are headquartered in the area.

Relevant Research

UWM is one of the top 146 research universities in the U.S. In classrooms and student-supported labs, our faculty research solutions to some of society’s most urgent needs in areas including: advanced manufacturing, biomedical and health, energy and sustainability, infrastructure and transportation, water and the environment.

Build Professional Connections

The college’s dedicated Office of Career Services hosts two large, on-site recruiting events annually and offers students career preparation courses designed to improve resumes, interviewing skills and more. Our Student Research Poster Competition directly connects participating undergraduate and graduate students to industry representatives.

Take a Virtual Tour

Get a feel for our labs and classrooms with a 360-degree tour of the College of Engineering & Applied Science.


For More Information

UWM Center for International Education

Discover your steps to admission, including answers to questions about international admission.

UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science

Learn about UWM’s engineering and computer science programs and areas of research:

Undergraduate inquiries: ceas-adv@uwm.edu

Graduate inquiries: ceas-graduate@uwm.edu