CEAS Vital Statistics

Since its establishment in 1964, the UWM College of Engineering and Applied Science has created a learning environment that forges a strong foundation of basic scientific and engineering principles with the practical application needs of industry. At UWM we harness the specialized knowledge of the faculty and our students to solve broad industrial and community problems.

The College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. In addition, the programs in civil engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, materials engineering, and mechanical engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET).

Number of Students: 1970

Undergraduate: 1550
Graduate: 420

Number of Faculty: More than 70 full-time, 100% doctorate


  • Civil Engineering and Mechanics
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Applied Math and Computer Science

Center for Continuing Engineering Education - offers a wide variety of continuing education programs using state of the art facilities.

Co-operative (Co-op) Program - where students gain "hands on" experience by alternating semesters of study with work at participating companies.

Multicultural Engineering Program - increases awareness of engineering and applied science opportunities for minority students. Student chapters of various professional societies promotes interaction with state and national chapters.

Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Engineering
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Engineering/Master of Urban Planning
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical and Health Iformatics

Number of Degrees Awarded
Annually: 300
More than 6,000 total. Approximately 70% have remained in Wisconsin, making CEAS a major contributor to the State's engineering and applied science manpower.