Become a part of Calvin's outstanding record of success—engage the world with a full tool-kit and a heart for service.

Combine the broad education you will receive from your liberal arts education with the techniques you learn in your engineering courses. Be a problem-solver in the real world, and see how a Reformed worldview can help you ask the right questions and be a part of the answer.

Aim for more than success

Calvin students have accepted entry-level positions at a variety of companies, both in Michigan and around the United States. In addition, Calvin students have been admitted to the best engineering graduate schools in the country, including MIT, Stanford, Cornell and many more. Calvin engineering students have gone to law school and medical school. They have pursued graduate degrees in business and economics. In all of these, they have made contributions to society around the globe. The name Calvin is synonymous with excellence and our students are well prepared to serve society wherever God leads them.

Profile of the class of 2015

Quick Facts

Other graduation statistics

  • 76% of students have an international experience
  • 89% of students who completed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) » in the past 5 years passed
  • 16% of the students went directly to full-time graduate school

Job placement statistics for Calvin engineering graduates (five-year average)

  • 88% had a job offer in engineering within six months of graduation**
  • 61% had a job offer in engineering before graduation**
* Anticipated number includes the 15% that graduate in four-and-a-half to five years
** Statistics apply to those students who were seeking engineering employment

Graduate schools where Calvin engineering graduates were accepted

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Clemson University
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Colorado State University
  • Cornell
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Tech University
  • M.I.T.
  • Northwestern University
  • Notre Dame
  • Penn State University
  • Purdue
  • Rice University
  • Stanford
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Colorado - Boulder
  • University of Florida
  • University of Illinois Champaign - Urbana
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • University of Texas A & M
  • University of Texas - Austin
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Vanderbilt
  • Virginia Tech

Companies that have offered jobs to Calvin engineering students

  • ADVICS North America (MI)
  • Argonne National Lab
  • Aurora North America (MI)
  • Apex Controls (MI)
  • Bechtel (PA)
  • Belcon Engineering (MI)
  • Best Metal Products (MI)
  • Boeing - Seattle (WA)
  • Braun Intertek (WI)
  • Brawn Mixer (MI)
  • Burke Porter Machinery (MI)
  • Chevron (TX)
  • Citgo (TX)
  • Cargill (NE)
  • DC Cook Nuclear Power Plant (MI)
  • Dematic (MI)
  • DornerWorks, Ltd. (MI)
  • Eastman Chemical (TX)
  • Egemin Automation (MI)
  • Elara Engineering (IL)
  • Extol (MI)
  • Exxon/Mobil (TX)
  • Gentex (MI)
  • Hall and Associates (OH)
  • Herman Miller (MI)
  • Highlight (MI)
  • Honda R & D (OH)
  • Innotec (MI)
  • IBM (NY)
  • Johnson Controls (MI)
  • JR Automation (MI)
  • Leland International (MI)
  • MGA Research (MI)
  • Nederveld and Associates (MI)
  • Northrop Grumman (CA)
  • Paradigm Design (MI)
  • Performance Software (MI)
  • Prein & Newhof (MI)
  • Progressive Surface (MI)
  • Rapidline (MI)
  • Raytheon (AZ)
  • Schlumberger (TX)
  • Shape Corporation (MI)
  • Siemens Oil and Gas
  • Spirit Aerosystems (KS)
  • STS (MI)
  • Stryker Medical (MI)
  • Texas Instruments (TX)
  • Tennant Corporation (MI)
  • Toyota
  • UOP (IL)
  • URS (MI)
  • V3 Companies (IL)
  • Westinghouse (PA)
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Careers in engineering to consider

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Chemical engineer
  • Civil engineer
  • Computer engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Petroleum engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Sustainability Design engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • Pharmaceutical engineer
  • Structural engineer
  • Quality engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Project engineer
  • Process engineer