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Mechanical Engineering (M E)

Program Transfer Requirements:

  • Campus Options: (Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
  • Major Requirements: No transfer admission at University Park. Applicants who have less than one year (2 or less academic semesters) of attempted college coursework may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. 4 credits of college calculus are required.

General Requirements

College of Engineering:

Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements listed below may apply for admission to the College of Engineering at Penn State University Park.

All College of Engineering majors require the successful completion of a 4 credit college calculus course for transfer consideration.

Applicants who have or will have completed no more than two full time semesters may apply for admission to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR) at a campus other than University Park. Students in this category typically have one year to complete entrance-to-major coursework to qualify for entrance into a College of Engineering major at University Park.

NOTE: Architectural Engineering is not available to any transfer student, even those admitted to the College of Engineering pre-major status (ENGR).

NOTE: Applicants who hold a baccalaureate degree in any major typically will not be admitted to a baccalaureate degree program.

Important dates:

Applications and complete credentials for fall semester must be received by July 1, for spring semester by December 1, and for summer session by May 1. Applicants with 3 semesters of college course work will not be considered for spring admission.

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