Engineering Viewbook 2012
2012 Viewbook for the College of Engineering
WHY MARQUETTE ENGINEERING We’re on a mission. The mission of Marquette’s College of Engineering is to prepare students for successful careers based on strong ethical and moral foundations, advance the state of the art in engineering, serve the professional and technical communities, and contribute to our global society. Today’s engineers for tomorrow’s challenges. Today’s engineers can’t be just trained. They have to be creative thinkers, problem-solvers, communicators, designers and innovators. Let us show you what we mean. Visit go.mu.edu/reimagined. Start on day one. The College of Engineering is a direct-entry program. There’s no pre-engineering here! Undecided about an engineering discipline? No problem. Explore our majors during your freshman year, and then decide which one you want to pursue. Don’t delay. Graduate in four years. We guarantee the availability of required courses. Or you can get your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in our five-year program. Learn from the best. Our courses are taught by regular faculty who do real research. Learn in the best. Engineering Hall opened its doors in fall 2011. The 115,000-square-foot facility is an educational instrument tuned to the needs of the 21st century. (Turn the page to learn more.) Be urban. We’re in the heart of the city, which means you’ll learn about the real world in real time. Go beyond the classroom. Our renowned Co-op Program allows you to get professional experience working for a real company — and get paid — while you’re still in school. Engineering Hall’s walk-out green roof allows students to see the first-hand effects of solar panels and water retention storage. 04 Career potential. The starting salaries of our graduates are consistently higher than the national average, and more than 99 percent of our graduates receive job offers within six months of graduation. Financial aid and scholarships. About 86 percent of Marquette students receive some sort of financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans and on-campus jobs. To learn more visit marquette.edu/explore/financialaid.