Facts & Figures

Rankings

Nearly all of U-M’s 19 schools, colleges and divisions rank among the best in their fields, and Engineering is no exception. All of our graduate and undergraduate programs are highly ranked and have a strong reputation for excellence. Michigan Engineering’s graduate and undergraduate programs rank 5th and 6th in the nation, respectively.

Michigan Engineering Overall Rankings

Graduate Spring 2017 Undergraduate Fall 2017
Michigan Engineering Overall 5 6

Michigan Engineering Specialty Rankings by Department

Graduate Spring 2017 Undergraduate Fall 2017
Aerospace Engineering 5 2
Biomedical Engineering 10 9
Chemical Engineering 12 11
Civil Engineering 9 6
Computer Engineering 6 7
Electrical Engineering 7 5
Environmental Engineering 4 2
Industrial and Operations Engineering 2 2
Materials Science and Engineering 9 4
Mechanical Engineering 6 4
Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences 1 N/A
From the most recent U.S. News & World Report surveys.
Note: U.S. News does not rate Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, or undergraduate Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences.

Financial Information

Revenue – FY2017
Tuition & Fees $250,751,219 43.8%
Grants & Contracts $229,719,777 40.1%
University Funds $46,290,410 8.1%
Investment & Endowment Income $21,431,111 3.7%
Other $12,419,787 2.2%
Expendable Gifts $11,804,700 2.1%
Total Revenues $572,417,004 100.0%
Uses – FY2017
Faculty & Staff Compensation $241,741,971 42.2%
Student Aid $104,213,001 18.2%
Other $89,404,673 15.6%
Equipment, Supplies & Services $58,090,747 10.1%
U-M Attributed Assessments $55,497,743 9.7%
Facilities Operations $23,468,869 4.1%
Total Uses $572,417,004  100.0%

Gifts to Michigan Engineering

Private giving is essential to maintaining the Michigan Engineering standard of excellence.

Gifts to Michigan Engineering – FY2017
Individuals $35,821,258
Bequests $6,927,391
Corporations $34,043,855
Foundations $2,937,760
Total $79,730,264
Notes: Includes Legal One-Time Gifts; Gifts-in-Kind; Pledges (and their sub-types) by total pledged amount; and Expectancies (and their sub-types) by total booked/face values.
Source: DART Data Warehouse, September 26, 2017
Endowment
Market Value 06/30/2017 $542,623,044

Our Faculty

Michigan Engineering’s faculty is among the best in the country. Constantly in search of people who can bring new depth to the institution, the College seeks dynamic individuals who can be stars in both the laboratory and the classroom.

Faculty, Fall 2017

Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty
Full Professors 250
Associate Professors 90
Assistant Professors 77
Total Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty 417
Research Faculty
Research Professors 11
Research Associate Professors 4
Research Assistant Professors 1
Research Scientists 7
Associate Research Scientists 30
Assistant Research Scientists 49
Research Investigators 8
Total Research Faculty 110
Lecturers
Total Lecturers 79

Our Students

Degrees Granted for Academic Year 2016-17
Bachelors Masters Doctoral
Degrees Granted 1,776 1,106 259
% Women 26% 27% 24%
% URM 8% 12% 9%
Student Enrollment, Fall 2017
Bachelors Masters Doctoral
Students Enrolled 6,805 1,968 1,669
% Women 27% 25% 25%
% URM 12% 13% 16%
Entering Undergraduate Student Characteristics, Fall 2017
Total First Year Student Applications 15,780
% Offered Admission 21%
Median HS GPA for Admitted First Year Students 3.9
Median ACT for Admitted First Year Students 33
Median SAT for Admitted First Year Students 1410
Entering Graduate Student Characteristics, Fall 2017
Total Graduate Applications 11,743
% Offered Admission 26%
Median GRE Quantitative* 167
Median Undergraduate GPA 3.7
Note: URM = Underrepresented Minorities, which includes Black, Hispanic and Native American. Percent based on ethnicity of domestic students only.
*GRE revised General Test (taken on or after August 1, 2011) measures Quantitative Reasoning on a 130-170 scale.