The College of Engineering and Applied Science at University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Engineering School Admissions


Director of admissions David Yu
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $56
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $56

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 326
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 186
Overall acceptance rate 57.1% – High

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE N/A

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE N/A
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture http:/​/​www.​uwm.​edu/​SARUP/​
(414) 229-5564
[email protected]
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering N/A
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​uwm.​edu/​ceas/​cem
(414) 229-5191
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​uwm.​edu/​ceas/​cs
(414) 229-4667
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​uwm.​edu/​ceas/​cs
(414) 229-4667
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​uwm.​edu/​ceas/​ee
(414) 229-5252
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​uwm.​edu/​ceas/​cem
(414) 229-5191
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​uwm.​edu/​ceas/​ie
(414) 229-5181
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​uwm.​edu/​ceas/​mat
(414) 229-5181
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​uwm.​edu/​ceas/​me
(414) 229-5191
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics


Total graduate engineering enrollment 346
Master’s (full-time) 114
Master’s (part-time) 43
Ph.D. (full-time) 168
Ph.D. (part-time) 21

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 92
Total master’s graduates 73
International master’s graduates 39.7%
Minority master’s graduates 4.1%
Female master’s graduates 23.3%
Total Ph.D. graduates 19
International Ph.D. graduates 57.9%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 10.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 15.8%


99.7 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Agricultural 0 N/A
Architectural 0 N/A
Biomedical 0 N/A
Civil 15 16.8%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 14 25.2%
Electrical 17 22.9%
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 11 7.8%
Materials 6 5.8%
Mechanical 15 21.4%
Other 0 N/A

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 78
Part-time faculty N/A
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering N/A

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $8,392,600
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 80

Engineering School Ranking

#131 Best Engineering Schools

(4) Ranking by Specialties

#96 in Civil
#112 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#74 in Materials
#109 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 17
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.3
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Overall acceptance rate 57.1% – High
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) N/A
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.2:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 19
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $8,392,600
Research expenditures per faculty member $104,907
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 346

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 346

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 282
Minority students 3.9%
International students 65.6%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 64
Minority students 4.7%
International students 0.0%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jane Hojan-Clark
Financial aid phone (414) 229-4541


Full-time: $10,944 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $23,865 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $932 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,737 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board $8,900
Books and supplies $1,000
Miscellaneous expenses $4,500

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 45
Teaching assistants 97
Research assistants 54
Other appointments 27

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