Facts & Figures

Women in Engineering Success Rates

Did you know?

  • Students who attended Women In Engineering Orientation were 30% more likely to graduate than students who did not attend.
  • In recent years, nearly 60% of incoming high school seniors who attended an Illinois summer camp applied to the Grainger College of Engineering at Illinois, of which 80% were admitted.

Graph depicting number of women in engineering students from 2011 through 2021

Graph depicting the percentage of women by major in 2021.

Graph depicting the percentage of women in engineering from 2010 through 2019, comparing Illinois WIE vs the national average.