- We are one of the top universities in the world in aircraft and engine design education
- Our students have won numerous AIAA aircraft and engine design competitions, ranking at or near the very top
- We have a world-class and caring faculty dedicated to students' success
- We have many funded research programs by federal agencies including NSF, NASA, AFOSR, ARO, ONR, DARPA and the private industry
- Our alumni have been sought after by recruiters, and include an astronaut, and many CEOs of major corporations
What Do Aerospace Engineers Do?
Aerospace Engineers design, develop, manufacture and test aircraft, spacecraft, and missiles. They explore advances in air flight and space exploration.
Where Do They Work?
- Aircraft, guided missile, and space vehicle industries
- National research laboratories
- Federal government agencies
What Are They Paid
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary in 2010 for Aerospace Engineers is $94,780, comparing with $78,160 for Mechanical Engineers, and $83,340 for all engineers.
Who Recruits Them?
- B/E Aerospace
- Butler Nation
- Flight Safety Int'l
- Ball Aerospace
- Bell Helicopter
- Cessna Aircraft
- Lockheed Martin
- Northrop Gummna
- U.S. Armed Forces