The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Western Michigan University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Penny Bundy
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $40
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $100

The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Western Michigan University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 464
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 312
Overall acceptance rate 67.2% – High

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 392 verbal
679 quantitative
3.11 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 354 verbal
692 quantitative
3.04 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​wmich.​edu/​mae
(269) 276-3420
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​wmich.​edu/​pci/​chemical/​chem.​html
(269) 276-3500
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​wmich.​edu/​cce
(269) 276-3210
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​wmich.​edu/​ece
(269) 276-3150
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​wmich.​edu
(269) 276-3101
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​wmich.​edu/​ece
(269) 276-3150
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​wmich.​edu/​ime
(269) 276-3350
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​wmich.​edu/​ime
(269) 276-3350
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​wmich.​edu/​mae
(269) 276-3420
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​wmich.​edu/​engineer/​departments.​htm
(269) 276-3253

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 364
Master’s (full-time) 220
Master’s (part-time) 71
Ph.D. (full-time) 44
Ph.D. (part-time) 29

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 108
Total master’s graduates 98
International master’s graduates 63.3%
Minority master’s graduates 6.1%
Female master’s graduates 16.3%
Total Ph.D. graduates 10
International Ph.D. graduates 90.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 20.0%

Programs

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

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 0 N/A
Chemical 0 N/A
Civil 13 11.5%
Computer engineering 5 4.4%
Computer science 14 19%
Electrical 7 21.4%
Engineering management 0 13.2%
Industrial / Manufacturing 37 12.6%
Mechanical 22 12.4%
Other 15 5.5%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 89
Part-time faculty 26
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $3,174,099
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 20

Engineering School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Engineering Schools

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 1.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.3
Overall acceptance rate 67.2% – High
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 681
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 0.5:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 10
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $3,174,099
Research expenditures per faculty member $34,880
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 364

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 364

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 264
Minority students 3.8%
International students 69.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 100
Minority students 7.0%
International students 25.0%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Mark Delorey
Financial aid phone (269) 387-6000

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $460 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $974 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $460 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $974 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $844 per year
Room and board $8,249
Books and supplies $1,665
Miscellaneous expenses $3,261

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 2
Teaching assistants 57
Research assistants 23
Other appointments 16

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