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Application Process

In conjunction with the Penn State Graduate School, the individual academic departments and schools within the Penn State College of Engineering oversee the admissions processes for their respective graduate programs. There are multiple steps to apply to an engineering graduate program:

  1. Explore your program of interest, application requirements, and deadlines.
  2. Create a Penn State Graduate School account.
  3. Complete the Penn State Graduate School application for your program of interest on or before the deadline. The application will require submission of a range of materials including a statement of purpose, resume, and letters of recommendation.
  4. Await notification. Decision timing varies by program. Upon decision, you will receive communication from the program and an email from the Graduate School asking you to view your status page and accept or decline the offer.

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