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The Class of 2009 -These fifty eight students completed Senior Design. Most are already working in the engineering field, and have earned their Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.) degree.

Profile of the Class of 2009

Note: Survey information was reported by graduating seniors during May 2009 follow-up information was collected in October 2009.

Total number of graduates: 58 (52 pursuing Engr. work or Graduate School)

  • Chemical Engineering: 5
  • Civil & Environment Engineering: 18
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering: 13
  • Mechanical Engineering: 16
The ten year average of Calvin graduates who have gone on to graduate school is 17% with the majority receiving fellowships and/or assistantships. Below is a list of the schools to which our students have applied to and have been accepted at.

Colorado University
Colorado School of Mines
Cornell University
Georgia Tech University
Purdue University
Monterey Inst. of International Studies
Northwestern University
Notre Dame
Penn State University
Stanford University
Texas A&M University

University of Alabama, Huntsville
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Riverside
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Illinois - Urbana
University of Iowa
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
University of Minnesota
University of Pittsburgh
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin, Madison

The ten year average of Calvin graduates who were actively pursuing a job in Engineering and had found a position within 6 months of graduation is 81%. Below is a list of some of the companies that have offered jobs to our graduates last year and in years past.
Aerotech (MI)
Aktiv-Dry (CO)
Albermarle Corp (MI)
Anvil Corp (WA)
Apex Controls (MI)
Ascent Group (CO)
BKBM Engineers (MN)
Black & Veatch (MI)
Bollinger, Lack & Associates (IL)
Burke Engineering Corp (IL)
Charles A. Martin & Assoc. (CA)
Cogeneration Energy Mgt (ON)
Converteam (PA)
Cook Nuclear Power Plant (MI)
CTL Thompson (CO)
Designed Conveyor Systems (MI)
DornerWorks, Ltd (MI)
Driesenga & Associates (MI/IN)
Entergy (AR)
Fishbeck Thompson Carr & Huber (MI)
GE Aviation Systems (MI)
GenMed Corp. (MI)
Gentex (MI)
GMB Architects & Engineers (MI)
Harmsen & Associates (WA)
Hensel-Phleps Construction (CO)
Herman Miller (MI)
Highlight (MI)
Innotec (MI)
Intertek (MI)
Johnson Controls (MI)
Maple Reinders Constructors (AB)
Mennonite Central Committee (Brazil)
NSK Bearings (MI)
Northrop Grumman Space Technology (CA)
Paradigm Design (MI)
Perrigo (MI)
Peterson Pacific (OR)
Porter Corp (MI)
Prein & Newhof (MI)
Progressive Technologies (MI)
Rankin Renewable Energy (ON)
Rapidline (MI)
Reiner Group (NJ)
Rockwell Collins (IA)
Sargent & Lundy (IL)
SET Environmental (IL)
Siemens Building Technologies (NJ)
Silver Creek Engineering (IN)
Smiths (MI)
SSI Schaeffer (Austria)
Trans-systems (MI)
V3 Companies (IL)
Vanerum-Stelter (MI)
Ventura (MI)
Weaver Boos Consultants (MI)
WEdever Associates (PA)
Wolverine (MI)
Average salary offered (2009): $46,600