Materials Science and Engineering

Penn isn’t just pure engineering study. It’s a springboard to launch your career in any direction you want. Application is always reinforced in our classes, with professors dedicating a good portion of their time to teach us how the subject applies to life outside college.

Student Story

Fast Facts

  • 1801 Undergraduates.

    In 10 BSE majors and 5 BAS majors.

  • 22% of Students

    Enrolled in dual-degree programs.

  • 42% Women

    entering in the current class.

  • 14:1 Student/Faculty Ratio

    Full-time faculty teach all core courses.

  • 119 Current Faculty

    With 37 chaired professors

  • 410 Places

    in Entering Freshman Class With 20.2 applicants per place.

  • Middle 50th Percentile

    SAT scores for admitted students: 640-750 critical reading; 680-780 math; 650-750 writing.

  • 32 Clubs and Organizations

    For engineering students