School of Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Why Choose Engineering at WIU?

  • State-of-the-art computer labs and equipment for teaching and learning
  • Opportunities for real world experience through required internship and senior design projects
  • 100% of our graduates pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam
  • $55,000-$65,000 average starting salary for Engineering majors
  • Program accreditation through ABET

Job and Intern Placement Map

Learn where our students complete internships and alumni work.


Matt Toomey

Senior Engineering major, Matt Toomey, completed his internship at Raymond Corporation in Muscatine, IA where He worked as a design engineer. Matt said his internship was important because it strengthened his self-confidence and improved his professional communication skills.

"I came to understand my responsibility in a professional and ethical sense as I worked at Raymond. I spent a lot of time thinking about how my solutions would impact the company, the workers on the floor, and the end users of our product. I have grown so much through my time at Raymond."

-Matt Toomey, '19


  • 3M Engineering Scholarship ($1000)
  • Andy Zinn-Genesis Systems Group Scholarship ($2500)
  • Derek Bloomfield Engineering Scholarship ($1000)
  • Lavern & Nola McEntire Engineering Scholarship ($2000)
  • Dr. William & Carol Pratt Engineering Scholarship (Varies)
  • Shive Hattery Engineering Scholarship ($2000)