Fast Facts about USD's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

The Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering at USD stands out from the crowd in many ways. Here are some fast facts* about our school:

  • ABET Accredited Electrical, Industrial and Systems and Mechanical Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #12 by U.S. News & World Report among nondoctoral-granting engineering programs in the nation
  • Small class size: ~ 24 per lecture class and 18 per lab
  • 50% of graduates received first job offer before graduating, the other 50% within six months
  • 80% of engineering graduates participated in internships
  • Median salary: $61,715, among the highest paid undergraduate grads
  • Higher than national average percentage of female students
  • Supportive of our military and veterans
  • Excellent commitment to local community service

Shiley Marcos School of Engineering Enrollment

  • 2016: 572 students
  • 2015: 505 students
  • 2014: 440 students
  • 2013: 364 students
  • 2012: 278 students
  • 2011: 259 students

Number of Students in the Graduating Class Each Year

  2014-2015 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
Engineering (All Fields) 67 58 53 51 47
Electrical Engineering 18 18 12 15 15
Industrial & Systems Engineering 12 12 9 11 16
Mechanical Engineering 37 28 32 25 16

*Based on the 2015-16 graduating class