Milwaukee School of Engineering

Ambitious students who want personal and professional success find a home at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). MSOE is a university with a national academic reputation; longstanding ties to business and industry; dedicated professors with real-world experience; extremely high placement rates; high starting salaries; and a close-knit community nestled in a vibrant downtown neighborhood. Students bring theory to life through an average of 600 laboratory hours, professional internships and international study. MSOE has more labs than classrooms, and with a low 16-to-1 student-faculty ratio, students receive individual attention and have mentoring relationships with faculty. Faculty with outstanding professional experience (an average of seven years) teach all classes and labs. There are no teaching assistants. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders. The placement rate for 2014-15 was 96%. Graduates are exceptionally well-prepared for their careers and are well compensated. MSOE guarantees students all the classes they need for graduation within four years if they stay on track with their degree program. Additionally, MSOE graduates may refresh their knowledge by repeating any undergraduate course they took at MSOE, at no cost, within three years of graduation. All students participate in a laptop computer program, which provides them with a laptop equipped with the hardware and software they need to succeed in all classes. The 22-acre campus is located in a historic district of downtown Milwaukee, just blocks from beautiful Lake Michigan. Here students have all the excitement and opportunity found in the heart of Milwaukee, close access to professional sports, the theatre district, museums, shopping and music venues. The university has a 113-year reputation of partnering with business and industry. Specialty centers or institutes, most of which utilize staff, faculty and student talent to solve technological problems confronting business and industry include: Applied Technology Center, Fluid Power Institute, Rapid Prototyping Center, Center for BioMolecular Modeling, Construction Science and Engineering Center, Photonics and Applied Optics Center, Nano Engineering Center, Servant-Leadership, and The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Rader School of Business. The Kern Center is a stunning 210,000-square-foot recreation, health, wellness, fitness and recreation center. MSOEs 21 athletic teams compete in NCAA Division III athletics. The Kern Center exemplifies MSOEs philosophy of a well-rounded university experience and is an important asset in attracting prospective students and providing current students with ample access to fitness, whether they are participating in NCAA athletics, intramural sports or individual fitness programs. Students and athletes also enjoy Viets Field, a full-size soccer field build atop a parking garage. The Grohmann Museum at MSOE was dedicated in 2007. It is home to the Man at Work art collection. With more than 1,000 European and American paintings and sculptures that depict various forms of work, Man at Work is the worlds most comprehensive collection of its kind. The artworks span more than 400 years of history (17th-20th centuries) and comprise a variety of styles and subjects that document the evolution of organized work, from manpower and horsepower to water, steam and electrical power. The works were gifted to MSOE in 2001 from the collection of Milwaukee businessman and collector Dr. Eckhart Grohmann.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1903 N/A Quarter $58.7 million 1025 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (800) 332-6763
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72 100.0 Wisconsin Milwaukee 155