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 4th and 6th in the nation, respectively.

Michigan Engineering Overall Rankings

Graduate Spring 2018 Undergraduate Fall 2019
Michigan Engineering Overall 4 6

Michigan Engineering Specialty Rankings by Department

Graduate Spring 2018 Undergraduate Fall 2019
Aerospace Engineering 5 4
Biomedical Engineering 9 9
Chemical Engineering 11 7
Civil Engineering 7 6
Computer Engineering 6 6
Electrical Engineering 7 7
Environmental Engineering 3 7
Industrial and Operations Engineering 2 2
Materials Science and Engineering 9 2
Mechanical Engineering 5 5
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 – FY2018
Tuition & Fees $285,638,792 49.0%
Grants & Contracts $209,685,997 36.0%
University Funds $39,620,637 6.8%
Investment & Endowment Income $23,622,180 4.1%
Other $12,056,268 2.1%
Expendable Gifts $12,078,130 2.1%
Total Revenues $582,702,004 100.0%
Uses – FY2018
Faculty & Staff Compensation $252,319,276 43.3%
Student Aid $111,788,088 19.2%
Other $73,373,628 12.6%
Equipment, Supplies & Services $61,008,959 10.5%
U-M Attributed Assessments $59,899,399 10.3%
Facilities Operations $24,312,654 4.2%
Total Uses $582,702,004  100.0%

Gifts to Michigan Engineering

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

Gifts to Michigan Engineering – FY2018
Individuals $52,626,385
Bequests $36,968,168
Corporations $9,748,818
Foundations $283,773
Total $99,627,144
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 20, 2018
Endowment
Market Value 06/30/2018 $588,343,934

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 2018

Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty
Full Professors 252
Associate Professors 94
Assistant Professors 79
Total Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty 425
Research Faculty
Research Professors 13
Research Associate Professors 8
Research Assistant Professors 1
Research Scientists 5
Associate Research Scientists 37
Assistant Research Scientists 59
Research Investigators 7
Total Research Faculty 130
Lecturers
Total Lecturers 92

Our Students

Degrees Granted for Academic Year 2017-18
Bachelors Masters Doctoral
Degrees Granted 1,941 1,244 282
% Women 27% 27% 21%
% URM 8% 10% 14%
Student Enrollment, Fall 2018
Bachelors Masters Doctoral
Students Enrolled 7,133 1,846 1,691
% Women 27% 25% 26%
% URM 13% 11% 16%
Entering Undergraduate Student Characteristics, Fall 2018
Total First Year Student Applications 17,659
% Offered Admission 19%
Median HS GPA for Admitted First Year Students 3.9
Median ACT for Admitted First Year Students 34
Median SAT for Admitted First Year Students 1420
Entering Graduate Student Characteristics, Fall 2018
Total Graduate Applications 11,153
% Offered Admission 27%
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.