Facts and figures

  • Women make up 25.5% of the engineering student body, higher than the national average.

  • Engineering female student enrollment is up 80% since 2012.

  • The College's Latinx student enrollment is up 167% since 2012.

  • African-American female student enrollment is up 39% since 2014.

  • The College of Engineering has more than 130 full-time faculty members.

  • Three graduate programs rank among the top 100 in U.S. News and World Report – biomedical engineering, chemical engineering and materials science, and industrial and systems engineering.

  • Since 2012, 77% of new faculty have had their research funded.

  • 21% of new faculty since 2012 are women.

  • One out of five faculty members are Fellows of professional societies.

  • icon of money

    Faculty and researchers accumulated more than $19 million in research funding during FY2018.

  • First in the nation to launch an alternative energy technology master’s degree and certificate.

  • Home to the nation’s first electric-drive vehicle engineering program.

  • More than 50 engineering and computer science degree and certificate programs

  • 20 student orgs are specific to the College of Engineering.

  • Eight out of every ten Engineering students complete at least one internship prior to graduating.

  • 40% of outgoing students who landed a job prior to graduation did so via an internship or co-op.

  • 87% of recent graduates report a starting salary of $61,000 or more.

  • The Engineering Career Services Center hosts two career fairs every year, attracting more than 100 employers to campus.

  • The James and Patricia Anderson Engineering Ventures Institute was established with a $25 million gift in 2014 to support innovation and entrepreneurship in the College of Engineering.

  • One of only two universities in Michigan to offer a four-year degree in welding and metallurgical engineering technology.

  • The 3,500 engineering students come from near and far – 72% are from Michigan, but 47 countries are represented across the student body.

  • 29,000 alumni are changing the world through innovation in 48 countries and all 50 states.

  • The Summer Academy brings 3,000 K-12 students to campus each year.