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Milwaukee School of Engineering Overview

Milwaukee School of Engineering is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Milwaukee School of Engineering Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$33,068 Avg Cost After Aid
67% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% student loan default rate at MSOE is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at MSOE is the post-master's certificate.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 63% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from MSOE makes roughly $84,860 a year. This is 108% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

Where Is Milwaukee School of Engineering?


Contact details for MSOE are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1025 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3109
Phone: 800-332-6763

How Do I Get Into MSOE?

You can apply to MSOE online at:

Admission Requirements for MSOE

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into MSOE?

67% Acceptance Rate
32% Of Accepted Are Women
12% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 67%, MSOE does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 68% of accepted students are men and 32% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 63%.

Average Test Scores

About 12% of students accepted to MSOE submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 655. Math scores were between 590 and 750.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Milwaukee School of Engineering  ( 570 to 655 )

SAT Math Scores for Milwaukee School of Engineering  ( 590 to 750 )
MSOE received ACT scores from 43% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 30. Math scores were between 25 and 31. Composite scores were between 24 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Milwaukee School of Engineering  ( 22 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for Milwaukee School of Engineering  ( 25 to 31 )
ACT Composite Scores for Milwaukee School of Engineering  ( 24 to 30 )

Can I Afford Milwaukee School of Engineering?

$33,068 Net Price
61% Take Out Loans
1.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MSOE is $33,068. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MSOE, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $7,947 a year. That adds up to $31,788 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MSOE is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Milwaukee School of Engineering Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,496 Full-Time Undergraduates
27% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,565 undergraduate students at MSOE, with 2,496 being full-time and 69 being part-time.


There are also 182 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,496 full-time undergraduates at MSOE, 73% are male and 27% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Milwaukee School of Engineering students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 131
Black or African American 60
Hispanic or Latino 226
White 1,758
International Students 90
Other Races/Ethnicities 231

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at Milwaukee School of Engineering. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 36 countries are represented at MSOE. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and India.

Online Learning at Milwaukee School of Engineering

13 Took All Classes Online
224 Took At Least One Class Online
12.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 224 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MSOE has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 33rd most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of MSOE

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Milwaukee School of Engineering was 12.5%. This is the #1,302 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MSOE regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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