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Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering College of Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Urbana, IL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 30%70%
    student ratio
  • 69
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 12%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Overview

Top Rankings for Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) received top rankings nation-wide and worldwide. "U.S. News and World Report" ranks engineering at number 5 in the nation. The "Academic Ranking of World Universities in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences" places engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as number 4 in the world.

The "SmartMoney" payback survey, comparing university tuition to the average salaries of alumni, ranks the University of Illinois as number 5 in the country. A recent "Wall Street Journal" student of nonprofits, private companies, and government agencies ranked Illinois 3rd in the nation for producing the graduates that are best prepared for the workplace and most able to succeed.

The Well-Funded and Highly Ranked Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering

The Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering faculty member and student research is well-supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Office of Naval Research Laboratory.

The cross-curricular faculty members specialize in operations research and optimization, stochastic systems, control systems, decision making and systems design, and structural mechanisms.

The department offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree program and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program either in industrial engineering or in systems and entrepreneurial engineering. Graduate students can also purse a joint Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with either M.S. degree program.

Through the Medical Scholars Program, graduate students can also pursue a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or Systems or Entrepreneurial Engineering degree while earning a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

The Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering is home to the Optimization Laboratory, the Product Dissection Laboratory, the Senior Engineering Project Design Studio, and the Mechatronics Laboratory.

In addition, the department conducts research through the Decision Systems Laboratory, the Enterprise Systems Optimizations Laboratory, the Information Systems and Decision Analysis Laboratory, and the Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation Research Laboratory.

Master's Degree Programs at Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering

Both the M.S. in Industrial Engineering degree program and the M.S. in Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering degree program have a thesis and a non-thesis option. The thesis option in both degree programs require the completion of 32 hours. The M.S. Industrial Engineering degree program requires 24 hours of coursework and 8 hours of thesis research; the M.S. Systems and Entrepreneurial degree program requires 28 hours of coursework and 4 hours of thesis research. Through the non-thesis option, students complete 36 hours of coursework.

Doctoral Programs at Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering

Both Ph.D. programs offered by the Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering require 96 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree. For the Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering degree program, graduate students complete 56 hours of coursework and 40 hours of dissertation research. Through the Ph.D. in Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering degree program, students complete 64 hours of coursework and 32 hours of dissertation research.

A Highly Accomplished Faculty

The Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering includes faculty who have graduated from many of our peer institutions, such as Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, University of Michigan, University of Maryland, Georgia Institute of Technology, and KAIST, to name a few.

Over 70% of our faculty have been funded by the National Science Foundation and all have research funding from state, federal, or industry sources.

Faculty highlights include 5 fellows, 5 authored/co-authored books, 9 edited/co-edited books, 64 book chapters, 385 invited lectures, plus numerous teaching and research awards. One-third of our faculty have received best paper/publication awards and over 60% of our faculty have or currently serve as journal editors.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in teaching, research, and public engagement. The university has produced prominent alumni that have filled the ranks of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners throughout the decades.

Located in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, the campus is home to many theaters, museums, and art galleries, and a diverse student body with many opportunities for cultural enrichment. Illinois has 21 NCAA men's and women's sports teams.


Location & Contact

Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering

College of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

104 South Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61820
United States

Rakesh Nagi

Head

Phone: 217-333-2731

Ms. Holly Kizer

Graduate Programs Coordinator

Phone: 217-333-2730
Fax: 217-244-5705
Email: tippy6@illinois.edu

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Business Administration/Master of Science (MBA/MS)
    • Systems And Entrepreneurial Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Industrial Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 296
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students69
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students69
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%


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