UW-Madison rankings praise
Ranked 13th among public universities in the 2011 U.S. News and World Report rankings of the best U.S. universities.
Ranked 13th in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine national ranking of the best values among public universities.
Beating such storied institutions as Harvard and Yale, deemed the top U.S. university in a Global Language Monitor TrendTopper MediaBuzz Internet analysis.
Ranked 16th among corporate recruiters in a recent Wall Street Journal survey.
Ranked 25th in the Kaplan/Newsweek “Finding the Right College for You” guide.
At 17th, one of only six American public universities in the top 20, and the only Big Ten university in the top 20, of Shanghai’s Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Named to Parade magazine’s “College A-List.”
One of seven schools, out of 322 campuses surveyed, to receive the highest possible grade, an A, on the College Sustainability Report Card 2011.
The atrium of the Mechanical Engineering Building provides ample space for students to study.
The college Engineering Career Services team works year-round to connect engineering employers with talented students and alumni seeking internships, co-operative educational experiences, and professional positions. The office annually coordinates two major career fairs that draw hundreds of employers and thousands of students.
- Prior to their graduation, approximately 85 percent of bachelor’s degree recipients complete at least one internship or co-operative experience.
- Student interns or co-ops earn, on average, 75 percent of a full-time engineering salary and gain valuable real-world experience.
- Engineering Career Services works with nearly 2,000 employers.
- Approximately 4,000 undergraduate students
- Approximately 1,550 graduate students
- Approximately 11,000 professional engineering education students
- 28 professors named to the National Academy of Engineering
- 4 professors named to the National Academy of Sciences
- 2 professors named to the Institute of Medicine
- 120 faculty recipients of National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator, PECASE, or CAREER awards.
- 136 invention disclosures to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation in 2010-2011 fiscal year
- 12 consecutive years of more than 100 patent disclosures
- 44 research centers
- 21 research consortia with more than 280 industrial and governmental members
College of Engineering alumni are creative thinkers, innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders in virtually every field imaginable. Read about some of these remarkable alumni who have made their mark on the world.