Engineering Viewbook 2012
2012 Viewbook for the College of Engineering
WHY MARQUETTE? Midsized. World-renowned. Challenging. Innovative. Exciting. Metropolitan. Welcoming. There are a lot of ways to describe Marquette. But the four words below — the heart of Marquette’s mission — might be the most important. You’ll graduate with a well-rounded education, whether you plan to design medical devices or build skyscrapers. n Our undergraduates can participate in engineering research, joining faculty in advancing the field. That’s not available to undergraduates at all universities. n You’ll be busy. We have 19 engineeringrelated student organizations and about 230 others. Excellence Our students and faculty strive to do and be more. And it pays off: Our students exceed the national average when it comes to career placement and getting into graduate school, and our alumni go on to become Fortune 500 leaders, Pulitzer Prize winners, inventors, community leaders and more. n Our residence halls offer specialty living options, including floors for engineers. n You’ll have fun when you’re not studying. Our 14 men’s and women’s Division I teams play in the prestigious Big East Conference. Go Marquette! n Want to play? We have 22 club and recreational sports teams, the most among Jesuit universities. n n ur urban campus puts you minutes O from a great lakefront, unique shops and restaurants, and major league sports. Having Marquette on your resume looks really good. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks us among its top 100 universities. n 02 Faith We’re a Catholic and Jesuit university, but we welcome and attract people of all faiths. We offer a number of ways to explore and enrich your spirituality. Almost half of our students participate in faith-based activities. Whatever your faith, it’s part of the conversation. Leadership Marquette students learn to challenge the status quo as ethical leaders. They also get plenty of leadership practice on campus, and more than half of graduating seniors report holding a leadership position in student groups. Service You’ll contribute to our community. Eighty-five percent of our students participate in service before leaving Marquette, and the university was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.