Milwaukee School of Engineering

Add Comparison
2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$41,820
3.5% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$26,541
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.05%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
60.1%
4,059 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,673
92.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
69.5%
388 Graduates

About

Milwaukee School of Engineering is a higher education institution located in Milwaukee County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Milwaukee School of Engineering were Mechanical Engineering (127 degrees awarded), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (90 degrees), and Registered Nursing (68 degrees).

In 2020, 709 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Milwaukee School of Engineering. 29.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 70.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (474 degrees), 7.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (66 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Milwaukee School of Engineering is $41,820, which is $19,290 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Milwaukee School of Engineering is $41,820, which is $19,290 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,541.

In 2020, 96% of undergraduate students attending Milwaukee School of Engineering received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$41,820
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Milwaukee School of Engineering was $41,820. The cost of tuition at Milwaukee School of Engineering is $19,290 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Milwaukee School of Engineering (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$26,541
2020 Value
2.41%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Milwaukee School of Engineering had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,541. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Milwaukee School of Engineering grew by 2.41%.

This chart compares the average net price of Milwaukee School of Engineering (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$9,768
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Milwaukee School of Engineering was of $9,768 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.83% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Milwaukee School of Engineering (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Milwaukee School of Engineering received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.13% with respect to 2019, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Milwaukee School of Engineering (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.05%
2018 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Milwaukee School of Engineering was 2.05%, which represents 13 out of the 634 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image

Admissions

Milwaukee School of Engineering received 4,059 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 14.3% annual growth. Out of those 4,059 applicants, 2,439 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,673 students enrolled at Milwaukee School of Engineering in 2020, and 24% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Milwaukee School of Engineering has an overall enrollment yield of 23.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,439
Accepted Out of 4,059

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Milwaukee School of Engineering was 60.1% (2,439 admissions from 4,059 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 61.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 14.3%, while admissions grew by 11.3%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Milwaukee School of Engineering (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

24%
Submission Percentage
135
Scores Submitted

24% of enrolled first-time students at Milwaukee School of Engineering in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Milwaukee School of Engineering has a total enrollment of 2,673 students. The full-time enrollment at Milwaukee School of Engineering is 2,462 students and the part-time enrollment is 211. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at Milwaukee School of Engineering are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Milwaukee School of Engineering, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.5% White, 8.01% Hispanic or Latino, 4.86% Asian, 3.11% Two or More Races, 2.43% Black or African American, 0.187% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0374% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Milwaukee School of Engineering in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (53.3%), followed by White Female (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34%), followed by White Male (28%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Milwaukee School of Engineering, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,673 students. The full-time enrollment at Milwaukee School of Engineering is 2,462 and the part-time enrollment is 211. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at Milwaukee School of Engineering are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Milwaukee School of Engineering (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

80%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Milwaukee School of Engineering was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Milwaukee School of Engineering had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Milwaukee School of Engineering (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,910
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    214
  3. Asian
    130

The enrolled student population at Milwaukee School of Engineering is 71.5% White, 8.01% Hispanic or Latino, 4.86% Asian, 3.11% Two or More Races, 2.43% Black or African American, 0.187% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0374% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 172 students (6.43%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2020, 291 fewer women than men received degrees from Milwaukee School of Engineering. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Milwaukee School of Engineering is white (474 degrees awarded). There were 7.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (66 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Milwaukee School of Engineering is Mechanical Engineering (127 degrees awarded), followed by Electrical & Electronics Engineering (90 degrees) and Registered Nursing (68 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Milwaukee School of Engineering, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (494 degrees awarded), Business (121 degrees), and Health (75 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Milwaukee School of Engineering are Registered nurses (1,406,482 people), Accountants & auditors (1,086,809 people), Other managers (1,033,636 people), Software developers (898,369 people), and Financial managers (492,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Milwaukee School of Engineering are Engineering (494 degrees awarded), Business (121 degrees), Health (75 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (1 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Milwaukee School of Engineering are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Milwaukee School of Engineering are Engineering (494 degrees awarded), Business (121 degrees), Health (75 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (1 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Milwaukee School of Engineering are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,881,623 people), Computer Systems Design (1,302,829 people), Elementary & secondary schools (798,133 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (657,480 people), and Construction (619,564 people).

The most specialized majors at Milwaukee School of Engineering are Engineering (494 degrees awarded), Business (121 degrees), Health (75 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (1 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Most Common
  1. 127 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 90 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 68 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Milwaukee School of Engineering was Mechanical Engineering with 127 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Milwaukee School of Engineering according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

500
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
209
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 500 degrees were awarded to men at Milwaukee School of Engineering, which is 2.39 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (209).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Milwaukee School of Engineering by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Milwaukee School of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, which is 8.07 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 60 degrees were awarded to women at Milwaukee School of Engineering in Registered Nursing, which is 7.5 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

49%
100% Completion Time
74%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 49% of students graduating from Milwaukee School of Engineering completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 74% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Milwaukee School of Engineering is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.96% of graduates (27 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    474 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    66 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Milwaukee School of Engineering is white (474 degrees awarded). There were 7.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (66 degrees).

9.31% of degree recipients (66 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    331 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    143 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Milwaukee School of Engineering is white male (331 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (143 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Milwaukee School of Engineering has an endowment valued at nearly $71.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−1.93%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Milwaukee School of Engineering had a total salary expenditure of $77.7M. Milwaukee School of Engineering employs 54 Assistant professors, 45 Associate professors, and 40 Professors. Most academics at Milwaukee School of Engineering are Male Assistant professors (33), Male Associate professors(32), and Male Professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milwaukee School of Engineering are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 44 employees, Service, with 44 employees, and Management with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$71.3M
2020 Endowment
1.13%
growth from 2019

Milwaukee School of Engineering has an endowment valued at about $71.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Milwaukee School of Engineering grew 1.13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.7M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Milwaukee School of Engineering (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.21M - Federal
  2. $2.34M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Milwaukee School of Engineering received $4.21M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.34M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32.8M
2020 Salaries
0.814%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Milwaukee School of Engineering paid a median of $32.8M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($77.7M) and a 0.814% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.13% growth from 2018 and a 3.31% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$14M
Instructional Salaries
160
Number of Employees

In 2020, Milwaukee School of Engineering paid a total of $14M to 160 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
54 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Milwaukee School of Engineering were Assistant professor with 54 employees; Associate professor with 45 employees; and Associate professor with 40 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milwaukee School of Engineering were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 44 employees; Service with 44 employees; and Management with 39 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Milwaukee School of Engineering was Male Assistant professor with 33 employees, Male Associate professor with 32 employees, and Male Professor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Milwaukee School of Engineering.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart