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Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, WI 4-Year Private

About Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee School of Engineering is a private, nonprofit school located in the urban setting of Milwaukee, WI

Founded in 1903, Milwaukee School of Engineering currently enrolls around 2,673 students a year, including 2,510 undergrads. The institution runs on a quarter academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Milwaukee School of Engineering

Acceptance rate: 60%

Average GPA: 3.72

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: September 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: October 1

What's the acceptance rate at Milwaukee School of Engineering in 2021?

It is moderately difficult to get into Milwaukee School of Engineering. Milwaukee School of Engineering accepts around 60 percent of applicants each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.72 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Milwaukee School of Engineering a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 558 students who started at Milwaukee School of Engineering as first-time freshman, 270 graduate within four years.

Around 70 percent of students who started at Milwaukee School of Engineering earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 95 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $60,738 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $36,787 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Milwaukee School of Engineering sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Milwaukee School of Engineering a good school for YOU?

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Milwaukee School of Engineering's application deadline is September 1. All applicants should hear back from Milwaukee School of Engineering by October 1.

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College Info

1025 North Broadway Milwaukee, WI 53202-3109

Campus Setting: Urban

Milwaukee School of Engineering Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jan 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Milwaukee School of Engineering is Jan 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Milwaukee School of Engineering is Jan 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Milwaukee School of Engineering ACT Scores

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ACT Range

25 - 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

30 and Above

Good

25 to 30

Avg

25 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Milwaukee School of Engineering is 28. Students with an ACT score of 30 and above have a good chance of getting into Milwaukee School of Engineering. Students with an ACT score that falls between 25 and 30 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 25 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Milwaukee School of Engineering SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1190 - 1360

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Math SAT Range

610 - 710

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Reading SAT Range

Not available

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1360 and Above

Good

1190 to 1360

Avg

1190 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Milwaukee School of Engineering students is 1275. Applicants with SAT scores of 1360 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Milwaukee School of Engineering, while applicants with SAT scores between 1190 to 1360 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1190 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Milwaukee School of Engineering Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$55,054

In State

$55,054

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$41,820
$41,820
Fees
$1,755
$1,755
Housing
$10,479
$10,479
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Milwaukee School of Engineering is like? There are approximately 2,746 students enrolled at Milwaukee School of Engineering, including 2,566 undergraduate students and 180 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 65% percent are from WI and 35% percent of students are from other states.

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

65%

In State

35%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,746

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

62%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$43,575

Out-of-State

$43,575

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 1
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