History, Affiliations and Rankings
The Milwaukee School of Engineering also known as MSOE is a private, non-profit institute in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1903 by Oscar Werwath and was previously, called the School of Engineering. Werwath's aim was to solve the issues of the workforce for the fast-growing engineering field. The institute has affiliations with NCAA Division III-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference, Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League, Northern Collegiate Hockey Association, and Midwest Lacrosse Conference. The Milwaukee School of Engineering ranks 372nd in US College 2022 by Times Higher Education and ranks 8th in Regional Universities Midwest by US News.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
Milwaukee School of Engineering’s campus has an area of 22 acres in the East Town neighbourhood of the downtown area of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which is spread across several blocks. Institute has one of the smallest campuses in Wisconsin. Most of the buildings of the institute have been designed in mid - 20th century. The oldest building on campus is the Alumni Partnership Center (formerly the Valentin Blatz Brewing Company Office Building), designed in 1890 and the latest building built is Diercks Hall, finished in 2019. Numerous of the buildings on campus use the iconic Cream City brick, which is in various other buildings in Milwaukee. The faculties offered at Milwaukee School of Engineering are engineering, business, mathematics, nursing, and cardiovascular perfusion. The institute’s main focus is on bachelor’s courses, where it has 8 academic faculties and provides 16 undergraduate programs. MSOE mainly provides ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science programs to bachelor’s students and also offers nine master's courses.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Some of the notable alumni of Milwaukee School of Engineering are Gale E. Klappa (1972 BBA Communication), chairman, president and CEO of Wisconsin Energy Corporation, Dennis J. Kuester (1966 BBA), former chairman and CEO of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation; member of the Federal Reserve Advisory Council, William H. Lacy Jr. (1968, BBA), former president and chief executive officer, MGIC Investment Corp. and Satya Nadella (1990 MS Computer Science), CEO of Microsoft.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
The Milwaukee School of Engineering values diversity in all its dimensions. Institute has more than 2,800 student enrolments out of which about 2,500 are undergraduates and 200 are postgraduates with more than 135 faculty members on its premises. Of the total student enrolments, more than 200 students are international students combined on all its campuses. The Male to female ratio is 19:50 at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Some of the leading recruiters at this institute are Google, Amazon, EY, Mckinsey, Apple, and others.