By the Numbers

A few facts and figures...

GENERAL

  • Department founded 1958
  • First bachelor's degrees awarded, 1976

ACCREDITATION

NPRE UNDERGRADS

  • Average BS degree scholarship amounts from NPRE Department: $3,000-$5,000 annually
  • Faculty to student ratio: 1:9 (2018-19)
    (Statistics as of 2016-17 Academic Year, with almost 80 percent of NPRE BS grads reporting. Source: Engineering Career Services.)
  • Average annual salary after graduation: $61,750
  • 93% secured first destination after graduation
    • 56% joined the workforce
    • 37% entered graduate school

ILLINOIS FACTS & RANKINGS