College Cliffs Featured School: Milwaukee School of Engineering

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A fully accredited university in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee School of Engineering primarily focuses on and offers about 20 Undergraduate Programs for every student, including but not limited to, these degrees:

  • Nursing produces top-skilled, sought-after MSOE nurses.
  • Business major graduates from the Rader School of Business are equipped with leadership, tech, and entrepreneurial skills as well as real-world experience.
  • The Engineering and Computer Science major offers opportunities for a one-on-one interaction with an instructor and access to technologically advance laboratories.
  • Mathematics as a major prepares students become for actuarial sciences thorough a high ranking MSOE program.
  • Humanities, Social Science & Communication majors are educationally enriching.

MSOE also has 11 Graduate Programs, as well as Professional Education program and a Study Abroad option for students.

As of fall 2017, student enrollment reached 2,823. Of these, 2,563 were full time schoolers and 260 of them were part-time college students.

MSOE has 138 distinguished full-time faculty members, each with at least 7 years of industry experience. Of these professors, 115 have earned doctoral degrees. The university’s student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1, and each class has 21 students on average. The university does not employ teaching assistants.

Milwaukee School of Engineering building
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Academic Excellence

Students enjoy an edge over the rest because of the fast paced learning, hands-on experience, personal attention, high quality instruction, and convenient location are the specific features of MSOE education.

Being a small campus—the smallest in Milwaukee, in fact, sitting on 22 acres in the heart of downtown Milwaukee—doesn’t stop the university from reaping statistics, citations, and awards that verify its competence:

  • rate of 95% overall graduate outcomes and $60,738 median starting salary
  • rate of 96% graduate outcomes for nursing graduates
  • 11th Best University in the Midwest, 10th Best Undergraduate Engineering Program, 11th Best Value University in the Midwest, ranked by U.S. News and World Report

In addition, MSOE and its programs have received prestige-boosting accreditations from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the Higher Learning Commission,  the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, and the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

MSOE Trivia

When founded in 1903, the Milwaukee School of Engineering was simply called School of Engineering. It was ultimately aimed at empowering the workforce to specialize and perform better in the said field.

Dedicated to helping students plan out their educational future, MSOE has a unique track system in place that outlines the necessary courses a student needs to take toward graduation.