Why Industrial Engineering?

  • A wide range of career opportunities possible with an IE degree – work in entertainment (Disney), automotive (Tesla, Toyota, Ford), logistics (UPS, Amazon), healthcare (Norton, Mayo), defense (Boeing, DoD), manufacturing, retail (Kroger, Walmart), financial (Bank of America, Wells Fargo), and so many more
  • A systems view and practical skills put you on a fast track to management!
  • IE is listed as one of the most IN DEMAND Engineering jobs by Forbes
  • IE is #1 fastest growing discipline as per US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Join the #1 engineering discipline in terms of job prospects

Work in any sector, including Healthcare, Entertainment, Banking, Automotive, Manufacturing, Defense, Retail, and much more.

Latest News - Department Awards

Outstanding Rising Junior: Abigail Christmas, Jackson Raich, Sarah Bogan

Latest News - Department Awards

Co-op of the Year: Anne Marie Kouokam Simo

Latest News - Picnic

Spring 2023 Student Retreat at the George Rogers Park

Latest News - IISE Awards

IISE - Society for Health Systems (SHS) Scholarship: Abigail (Abby) Christmas

Why BSIE@UofL?

  • Large school amenities (UofL) with the benefits of a small school experience (Speed School)
  • Three semesters of co-op
    • Graduate with a FULL YEAR of job experience
    • Offset the cost of your degree – students can earn over $30,000 before graduation
  • Over 93% job placement rate upon graduation!
  • Get BS/Masters in 5 years via ACCELERATED PATHWAY (BS/MS or BS/MEngEM)
  • Faculty who care about your educational experience
  • Paid Undergraduate Research Opportunities
  • Paid tutoring positions
  • Potential scholarship opportunities:

What Do IEs LEARN?


Our Graduates are Hired By

Careers in IE

  • Management/Systems Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Quality/Process Improvement Engineer
  • Human Factors Engineer
  • Industrial/Manufacturing/Production Engineer
  • And much more …

Student Organizations

  • UofL INFORMS student chapter
  • UofL IISE student chapter
  • UofL Human Factors Engineering Society
  • IE honor society Alpha Pi Mu

Student Testimonials

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