Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus - Engineering

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Address201 Old Main
CityUniversity Park
LevelFour or more years
Total Engineering Students8299 (Undergraduate), 462 (graduate), 1032 (PhD)
PhDs granted(current yr)332
Total Engineering Teachers358
Total Engineering Research Expenditure$103583
Admission Rate (Undergrad)10754 (Applications), 5917 (Offered admissions), 1537 (Accepted)
GPA (for Undergrad)87 [percentage of students ranked in top 25% of their high school class]
Admission Rate (Grad)5198 (Applications), 1158 (Offered admissions), 387 (Accepted)
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Application Fees
Undergrad Application Fees$50
Grad Application Fees$65
Tuition / Fees
Undergrad In-State$17416
Undergrad Out-State$32644
Grad In-State$23000
Grad Out-State$38000
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Engineering Courses/Degrees

Aerospace- Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering- General
Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Surveying Engineering

MS in Mechanical Engineering (Min. GRE Requirements) : GRE scores of 1200 for verbal, and and quantitative section, as well as 4.0 for the analytical, writing section.

Pre Application Form for Industrial Engineering

MS in Chemical Engineering :We do not impose numerical requirements on GPA or GRE scores. Although exceptions occur, the typical student entering our program will have a GPA above 3.5, be in the top 10% of their class, and have GRE scores over 165 [quantitative], 153 in verbal and 3.5 in analytical writing. You should be aware that the letters of recommendation and your presentation of yourself in the statement of purpose are also extremely important.

Engineering Resources

17. University of Maryland-College Park
18. University of Southern California
19. Pennsylvania State University
20. Columbia University
21. University of California-Santa Barbara

GRE Scores and Admissions