- Tenured and tenure-track faculty: 328
- Research faculty: 74
- Students enrolled
- Bachelor’s: 5,120
- Master’s: 1,243
- Doctoral: 1,289
- The College has more than 60,000 living alumni including:
- Larry Page, cofounder of Google
- Tony Fadell, Apple iPod division senior vice president (leader of the team that created the iPod)
- Chuck Vest, retired MIT president
- Claude Shannon, the father of information theory
- Alfred Worden, David Scott and James Irwin, who flew aboard Apollo 15
- Aerospace Engineering (AERO)
- Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences (AOSS)
- Biomedical Engineering (BME)
- Chemical Engineering (CHE)
- Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)
- Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)
- Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE)
- Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
- Mechanical Engineering (ME)
- Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME)
- Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS)
According to U.S. News & World Report
|Engineering Science/Engineering Physics||N/A||2*|
|Industrial and Operations Engineering||2||2|
|Materials Science and Engineering||6
|Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences||1||N/A|
Note: U.S. News does not rate Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences or Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
*Area of concentration
- At more than $130 million annually, the College’s engineering research budget is one of largest of any public university in the nation.
- The College was the first public engineering school in the country to grant a degree.
- The first Michigan engineering building opened on campus in 1881.
- The College offered its first automotive engineering class in 1913.
- The nation’s first aeronautical engineering program started here in 1916.
- In 1953, Nuclear Engineering offered the nation’s first graduate program in the field.
- In 1957, College researchers created the first maser, the precursor to the laser.
- In 1971, an all-Michigan crew took Apollo 15 to the moon.