Marquette University is proud to offer The Engineering Leadership Academy and HEELS Academy (Hands-on Engineering Exploration for Leaders of STEM) for students entering their junior or senior year of high school. Summer residential academies are offered twice each summer, typically in June and July.  Details and applications for summer 2018 academies will be available by April 1, 2018 on this website.


Participants will:

EXPLORE mechanical, environmental, computer, electrical, civil, construction and biomedical engineering with Marquette faculty and current students, in state-of-the-art laboratories.

LEAD: Learn about their own leadership strengths and how to work with and motivate others on a team; work in teams to develop a product or solve a real-world problem.

EXPERIENCE: Marquette University and the city of Milwaukee, through living in a residence hall, eating in the dining facilities, exploring the city of Milwaukee through planned activities and try out a week-in-the-life of a Marquette engineer.


For questions, or to be added to our mailing list for residential academies, please contact the Enrollment Management and Outreach Office at or 414-288-6720.