Undergrad View Into AE

US News Rankings (2014)

  • Illinois undergraduate engineering program: 5
  • Undergraduate aerospace engineering: 5

Department History

  • Founded in 1944 as Department of Aeronautical Engineering
  • Department as undergone several name changes, the last being to Aerospace Engineering in 2004
  • Founding Head, H.S. "Shel" Stillwell, served for 32 years; there have only been 6 Heads
  • House primarily in Talbot Laboratory with additional labs and offices in Beckman, ARL, Aero Lab A, MEL and Coordinated Science Lab

Historical Statistics for Undergraduate Enrollment

Total undergraduate students enrolled:

  • 2013: 410
  • 2012: 356
  • 2011: 366
  • 2010: 376
  • 2009: 382
  • 2008: 418

Total bachelor degrees granted:

  • 2012-2013: 70
  • 2011-2012: 84
  • 2010-2011: 78
  • 2009-2010: 57
  • 2008-2009: 87
  • 2007-2008: 71
 

Contact

Program Administration
elliottgatillinois [dot] edu (Greg Elliott )
Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs

gerholdatillinois [dot] edu (Laura Gerhold)
Coordinator, Undergraduate Program
Room 329 Talbot Lab

Phone: 217-244-8671
Fax: 217-244-0740
Email: gerholdatillinois [dot] edu

Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM