Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, WI

The Milwaukee School of Engineering, founded in 1903, is a private school. Its 14-acre campus is located in downtown Milwaukee.

Website: www.msoe.edu/

Private
2,610
Undergraduate
Students
(26.6%) 693 Women
(73.4%) 1,917 Men
213
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 2,893 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.67
SAT Math
649 average
603-710 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,357
Tuition and Fees
$40,749
Room and Board
$9,408
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Freshman Award
$30,726
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,421
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
138
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 49% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Milwaukee Population
598,916
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Roscoe Raider
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.5% Asian
2.3% Black/African-American
6.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.5% White
9.0% Unknown
International Students
10.1% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
42.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
95%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 4  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required September 1
SAT Only Considered if submitted September 1
ACT Only Considered if submitted September 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted September 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1025 North Broadway
City, State, Zip
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3109
Phone
(414) 277-6763
Fax
(414) 277-7475
E-mail
explore@msoe.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 1
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 2,893 applicants were admitted
Women
57% of 832 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 2,061 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
686 (38%) of 1,818 admitted students enrolled
Women
178 (38%) of 471 admitted students enrolled
Men
508 (38%) of 1,347 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.67
3.75 and Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
649 average
603-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
32%
Score of 600 - 700
44%
Score of 500 - 600
24%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
550-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
15%
Score of 600 - 700
38%
Score of 500 - 600
35%
Score of 400 - 500
12%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
26%
Score of 24 - 29
62%
Score of 18 - 23
12%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$53,357
Tuition and Fees
$40,749
Room and Board
$9,408
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,200
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003868
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
509 (92.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
450 (88.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
450 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
95 (21.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$30,726
Need-Based Gift
Received by 450 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,930
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 367 (81.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,428
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 66 (14.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
92 (16.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,803

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,184 (85.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,983 (90.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,983 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
435 (21.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$28,577
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,983 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,940
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,626 (82.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,435
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 309 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
422 (16.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,893

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,421
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, Home Economics, Mathematics
Number of Awards
2,468
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
37
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,248
Academic Calendar System
Quarter
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Actuarial Science
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Engineering, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Operations Research
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
138
Part-Time Faculty
114
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
46%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 49% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 55% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
536,917
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
50
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Architectural Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Medical Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Perfusion

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Milwaukee Population
598,916
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
22 acres

Weather

Temperature
11.6 average low in January, 74.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
70%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Roscoe Raider
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x   x  
Crew x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey     x  
Lacrosse     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey    
Lacrosse    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, national fraternities, national sororities, student union board, greek council, student government association, residence hall association, intervarsity christian fellowship
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Mostly men
All Undergraduates
2,610
Women
693 (26.6%)
Men
1,917 (73.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,508
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.5% Asian
2.3% Black/African-American
6.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.5% White
9.0% Unknown
International Students.
10.1% from 26 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
213

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
42.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
63.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
67.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
95%
Average Starting Salary
95%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 2%
Engineering 3%
Other 1%

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