School of Engineering

A Top 40 Engineering School

—U.S. News & World Report

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.

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges - Engineering Programs 2022

Among the Country’s Best

For academic quality, graduation rates, class sizes, and more, our School of Engineering is ranked among the top 40 undergraduate engineering programs nationwide. In fact, we’ve been highly ranked every year for more than a decade.

Two students learn from a professor in an engineering lab at Penn State Behrend in Erie, PA.

Other Degrees and Programs

Tailor your engineering or engineering technology degree – with a minor or certificate – to meet your unique career goals.

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

Master’s Degree in Manufacturing Management

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

Visit Us

The best way to learn about a college campus is to visit it—even virtually. We offer many opportunities for you to visit Penn State Behrend, including online info sessions and appointments and a 360-degree virtual tour of campus.