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 3.4, be in the top 20% of their class, and have GRE scores over 1100 [quantitative+verbal] and 4.0 [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