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School of Engineering

A Top 30 Engineering School

—U.S. News & World Report, 2018 rankings

The School of Engineering is ranked among the best undergraduate engineering programs nationwide. Why? State-of-the-art facilities, award-winning faculty, both engineering and engineering technology program offerings, small class sizes, emphasis on meaningful student design and research experiences, and superior internship and job placement are just a few of the reasons.

The School of Engineering is partnered with the Black School of Business to give engineering and engineering technology students unique multidisciplinary learning experiences that are highly valued by global employers.

Penn State Behrend software engineering students learn computer skills from a faculty member.

In the Software Engineering program at Penn State Behrend, students work in teams, gain hands-on experience, and systematically apply science and engineering approaches to develop and improve software systems in economical, reusable, and extendable ways.

Two graduate students learn from a professor at Penn State Behrend.

Designed specifically to meet the needs of industry, the Master of Manufacturing Management (MMM) program approaches manufacturing as a global enterprise. Students in the program work to build a unique set of engineering, business, and quality skills that combine with the communication and emotional intelligence expertise needed to be an effective leader. Watch an MMM overview video to learn about the program.

Students walk by the Lion Shrine at Penn State Behrend

The best way to see if any college is right for you is to visit campus. Penn State Behrend hosts one major Saturday visitation event each semester, plus individual appointments most weekdays. Can’t make it to campus? Take our virtual 360-degree tour.