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                                                                                school of engineering and applied science dean’s letter
More than 250 years ago, Benjamin Franklin, founder of the University
of Pennsylvania, envisioned an academic institution where classical
learning would be united with a sound practical education in the arts and
sciences. In Ben's own words, students ought to receive “everything that
is practical and everything that is ornamental.” Today Penn, the oldest
university in the nation, is fulfilling that vision by preparing students for
a technological world, a world where leadership goes to those who
have learned how to combine the practical and the ornamental.
It is very exciting to witness how technology is transforming our times
and our lives, no longer on a scale of decades but of years and even
months. A successful career through such changing times requires
graduates to be endowed with skills that transcend the details of
any one job. We must also provide a forum to instill those traits that
are more difficult to teach: ethics, integrity, ambition, creativity and
leadership. Such is the result of an education that pays much more
attention to the fundamental than to the trendy, to the creative more
than to the rote. Engineers must be firmly educated as responsible
citizens, concerned with the impact of their work on society.
Penn Engineering prepares its students for the creation, application,
and management of technology through rigorous and advanced
curricula and teaching methods. Innovation drives our every curriculum
and transforms the fundamentals of what engineers will be learning.
Our graduates go on to leadership roles in engineering, technology,
and other careers such as business, medicine, and law, for which
creativity, rigorous quantitative thinking, effective communication skills,
and a strong commitment to human values are essential.
Penn Engineering and the University of Pennsylvania are defining
a new type of education. We welcome you to our enterprise;
join us as we advance to new frontiers of knowledge and education.


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                                                                                                                                                                  school of engineering and applied science penn engineering
    penn engineering

    Engineering and technology are transforming our world at       The next generation of engineers will need
                                                                   more than technical knowledge. They
                                                                                                                    We are an exciting community of innovators;
                                                                                                                    Pioneers in interdisciplinary education and
    lightning speed. New ideas, new fields, new applications are   will need the conceptual and analytical
                                                                   foundations that last a life time, and the
                                                                                                                    research; Intellectual entrepreneurs.
                                                                                                                    And from our interconnections with people
    changing the very fabric of our public and private lives.      power to learn new paradigms and new
                                                                   technologies. Penn Engineering’s innovative
                                                                                                                    and programs across campus, city, and the
                                                                                                                    world come tomorrow’s technologies and
                                                                   curriculum provides this foundation as well      tomorrow’s leaders, ideally prepared for
                                                                   as a practical understanding of today’s          tomorrow’s high-tech world.
                                                                   most important technologies. Only a forward-
                                                                   looking school of engineering such as            It’s the reason why students who want
                                                                   ours can provide this kind of education.         more than a standard engineering degree
                                                                                                                    choose Penn Engineering, where paths
                                                                                                                    to the future are shaped.

                                                                   Start here to invent the future.

                                                                   BEN’S AMAZING IDEA
                                                                   More than 250 years ago, America’s first
                                                                   scientist and engineer, Benjamin Franklin,
                                                                   had one of his best ideas — a university that
                                                                   would put knowledge to practical use. His
                                                                   idea became the University of Pennsylvania.
                                                                   And ever since, we have followed Ben’s lead —
                                                                   putting our ideas to use in the service of
                                                                   “Mankind, one’s country, Friends, and Family.”
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                                                                                                                                                                                                              school of engineering and applied science connect with people like you
    connect with
    people like you
    Penn Engineering attracts self-
    motivated students of the highest
    caliber. High-energy students who
    take their education and themselves
    seriously. Students like you. Here
    you will get to know outstanding
    students from across the nation and
    across the world. From big cities
                                                                                    MICHAEL DUGAN
    and small towns. Students who                                                   Philadelphia, PA
                                                                                    Being at Penn meant I could stay in
    teach and learn from one another                                                my hometown while being part of an
                                                                                    international community. Being at
    inside and outside the classroom.                                               Penn meant I could satisfy a life-long
                                                                                    curiosity about how things work
    Students whose big ideas and                                                    through a hands-on education and
                                                                                    still pursue other interests, from
    big ambitions will spark your                                                   playing the violin to exploring
                                          SHIRLEY DUARTE                            philosophy. My goal is to pursue
    own creativity and innovation.        Mexico City, Mexico                       a career in robotics research.
                                          Penn offered me an exceptional
    Students like these…                  education, an outstanding faculty, a
                                          supportive environment for minority
                                          students and more. At Penn, I found
                                          teachers and staff genuinely concerned
                                          with their students’ well-being. With a
                                          BSE in Bioengineering and a minor in
                                          mathematics, Penn has prepared me
                                          well for my next big step: a career                                                JOCELYN NELSON
                                          in medicine.                                                                       Andover, MN
                                                                                                                             Moving from Minnesota was a big step for me. Penn did a great job at helping
                                                                                                                             me adjust to college and to an exciting campus where student interest and
                                                                                                                             involvement doesn’t stop at the classroom door. I now work as a management
                                                                                                                             trainee for a specialty chemical company. Eventually, I want to be a strategic
                                                                                                                             decision maker in this industry.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       school of engineering and applied science connect with people like you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             DUC-MINH NGUYEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Vienna, VA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Why Penn? Easy. I liked its pre-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             professional focus, the beautiful
    RAINA WALLACE                                                                                                                                                                                                            campus and the diversity of its people,
    Valrico, FL                                                                                                                                                                                                              programs, and ideas. Why Digital
    I chose early decision because Penn                                                                                                                                                                                      Media Design? Easy. The program
    had what I wanted: an urban setting,                                                                                                                                                                                     offered the variety and creativity that
    small classes, student diversity, social                                                                                                                                                                                 I want. After graduation? Easy. I want
    life, and best of all, a challenging                                                                                                                                                                                     to work in a visual-media production
    bioengineering program that enables                                                                                                                                                                                      company or one that deals with
    me, as a pre-med student, to apply                                                                                                                                                                                       human-computer interactions.
    engineering principles to biomedical
    problems. My goal is to obtain an
    M.D., then a Ph.D., and work in either
    medical or bioengineering research.
                                                                                         AMANDA LEICHT
                                                                                         Holbrook, NY
                                                                                         I found the perfect fit at Penn. A strong
                                                                                         Computer Science program that has
                                                                                         given me new perspectives on this fast-
                                                                                         changing field. A flexible curriculum
                                                                                         that let me choose courses that fit my
                                                                                         interests. Incredible opportunities for
                                                                                         internships and jobs. My next step
                                               MATTHEW SYLVESTER                         after graduation? Working for a major
                                               Diego Martin, Trinidad & Tobago           software development company.
                                               Trinidadians love to socialize, and
                                               the Penn preview gave me a taste of
                                               what living and studying at Penn would
                                               be like — challenging work, amazing
                                               people, and a great social life on
                                               campus. Best of all, I am learning what
                                               I need to know to realize my long-term
                                               goal: establishing an internationally-
                                               recognized engineering company.
                                                                                                                                     ARJUN SRINIVAS
                                                                                                                                     Parkland, FL
                                                                                                                                     At Penn, I found the best fit for my interest in nanoscale engineering and my goal of
                                                                                                                                     becoming an engineering entrepreneur. Here I was able to enroll in both the School
                                                                                                                                     of Engineering and the Wharton School, receive an Ivy League liberal arts education,
                                                                                                                                     and have access to all the resources of a major research university. Another huge
                                                                                                                                     plus is the low teacher/student ratio. Here everybody knows your name.

    connect with people like you
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                       school of engineering and applied science research
     research that
     cuts across disciplines
                                                                         NADER ENGHETA, H. Nedwell Ramsey Professor, Electrical & Systems Engineering
                     Dr. John Crocker, Chemical and Biomolecular
                                                                         My research programs focus on nano-optics, metamaterials and plasmonics, bio-inspired imaging and
                     Engineering, recently cited as one of Popular       sensing, and miniaturized antennas and nanoantennas with exciting potential applications in various fields
                                                                         of engineering and applied science.
                     Science’s “Brilliant Ten” for his seminal work in
                                                                         MARK YIM, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics
                     soft-condensed matter and its interface with cell   My work primarily focuses on designing modular self-reconfigurable robots built from simple module
                                                                         types such as Lego bricks or cells in mammals. A modular robot can change its shape by rearranging
                     biology, is just one example of our distinguished   its modules; “morph” to meet the demands of changing tasks and environments.

                     and internationally renowned research faculty.      BETH A. WINKELSTEIN, Associate Professor, Bioengineering
                                                                         My research applies biomechanical principles to the study of neck injuries. We integrate structural and
     Great engineering research makes what’s impossible today the        microstructural mechanics with assays of cellular function to understand mechanisms of painful injuries.

     commonplace of tomorrow. Our research faculty are discovering
     the new material and processes that are driving technological
     progress at incredible speed.
                                                                         A sampling of faculty research programs:

                                                                         CHRIS CHEN, Bioengineering                          GIANLUCA PIAZZA, Electrical and                    BIRTHPLACE OF THE
                                                                         My laboratory develops nanotechnology and           Systems Engineering                                INFORMATION AGE
                                                                         microtechnologies, in the context of regenerative   We focus on piezoelectric micro and nano           In 1946, 18,000 vacuum tubes in a
                                                                         medicine, to understand how cells form              electromechanical systems for radio frequency      30-ton Electronic Numeral Integrator
                                                                         with an emphasis on stem cell biology, the          applications, wireless communications, and         and Computer began to glow. ENIAC,
                                                                         neovascularization of tissues, and cancer.          inertial and biochemical sensing.                  the world’s first general-purpose
                                                                                                                                                                                electronic computer, created
                                                                         DENNIS DISCHER, Chemical and                        PRASHANT PUROHIT, Mechanical Engineering           at the Moore School of Electrical
                                                                         Biomolecular Engineering                            and Applied Mechanics                              Engineering, was at work. The
                                                                         We invented polymersomes as “nano” carriers         We use the principles of mechanics to understand   Information Age had begun.
                                                                         for anti-cancer and gene therapy. We also           and analyze the structure and interactions of      Right here. At Penn.
                                                                         developed soft polymer matrices to control          nanoscale systems in biology such as viruses,
                                                                         differentiation of stem cells, with both            molecular motors, and subcellular organelles.
                                                                         directions grounded in biophysical chemistry.
                                                                                                                             VAL TANNEN, Computer and Information Science
                                                                         GEORGE J. PAPPAS, Electrical and                    I work on software systems that enable
                                                                         Systems Engineering                                 scientists to transparently share their research
                                                                         Our group focuses on embedded control               data across the Internet, with particular
                                                                         systems, hierarchical and distributed: control      applications on behalf of biologists who are
                                                                         systems, with applications to unmanned              assembling the evolutionary Tree of Life.
                                                                         aerial vehicles, flight management systems,
                                                                         distributed robotics, and biomolecular networks.    SHU YANG, Materials Science and Engineering
                                                                                                                             My group is interested in developing new
                                                                                                                             methodologies for the controlled synthesis,
                                                                                                                             patterning, and engineering of polymer-based
                                                                                                                             materials with new strategies inspired by
                                                                                                                             biological assembly.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                           school of engineering and applied science creating technology
     creating technology

                                                                         Your classroom and lab experiences will have a common denominator: teachers who
     At Penn Engineering, you will study with faculty recognized as      challenge you through a problem-solving, discovery-oriented approach to learning.
     national and international authorities in their fields, renowned    Capping your Penn Engineering experience will be a year-long Senior Design project in
                                                                         which you design a new approach to a real-world problem. And as so many of our
     for their pioneering research, who are in demand as consultants     students have done, you may even get published or win a national award in the process.

     and advisors to major corporations and governments worldwide.
     Our faculty bring the same passion and intellectual leadership to   RECENT AWARD-WINNING SENIOR DESIGN PROJECTS
     the classroom. Combine this with curricular content and teaching    Intellicam: An intelligent visual tracking system
                                                                         Serulian: Web application development framework
     techniques that are cutting-edge and you have the perfect
                                                                         Noninvasive delivery of magnetic nanoparticles and endothelial precursor cells to a metal stent
     recipe for a transformative education.

                                                                         To enhance your research experience, we offer a wide range of support services from           STELLAR FACULTY. ACADEMIC
                                                                         the University’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships to Penn Engineering’s      RIGOR. UNPARALLELED
                                                                         numerous research laboratories. Plus a variety of student research opportunities including:   OPPORTUNITIES TO UNLEASH
                                                                         Participation in faculty research                                                             YOUR OWN POTENTIAL.
                                                                         NSF-sponsored projects in materials science and engineering                                   This is a just a snapshot of all Penn Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                       has to offer. Get the big picture.
                                                                         SUNFEST program in sensor technologies                                                        Come see for yourself. Or visit us online.
                                                                         The Penn Electric Racing Team and the Formula SAE Racing Team,
                                                                         which compete against the nation’s best engineering talent
                                                                         Provost’s Undergraduate Research Mentoring Program

                                                                         Calling All Research Scholars
                                                                         Does a career as a researcher and scholar appeal to you? Have you been actively
                                                                         involved in research while in high school or are you interested in getting involved?
                                                                         If so, the Engineering Scholars Program may be for you.
                                                                         Slated to begin in the fall of 2008, a select group of incoming first year students
                                                                         will be invited to apply to this program.
                                                                         Students in the Scholars Program will undertake rigorous, credit-bearing research and
                                                                         related activities during the sophomore and junior years and over a summer. And they
                                                                         will be paid to do so. They will work with our world-renowned faculty members and their
                                                                         graduate students on an exciting project of their choice. This research experience will
                                                                         serve them well as they go on to graduate school or to a technical career of their choice.
                                                                         Being part of a community of scholars — yet another great reason to choose
                                                                         Engineering at Penn.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                     school of engineering and applied science our name says it best
     our name says it best

     Penn Engineering is unlike any other school of engineering.
     And exactly what you would expect to find at Penn. Traditionally
     untraditional. Linking theory with real-world practice. At the
     fore in providing what is arguably the most effective preparation
     for leadership in a fast-changing world: a rigorous education
     in engineering and science, grounded in the liberal arts,
     and surrounded by professional preparation.
                                                                                                                           THINK KNOWING AND BEING KNOWN.                         You won’t be just another face
                                                                                                                           in the crowd. Our engineering classes are small: twenty to thirty students on average.
                                                                                                                           No huge lecture halls jammed with anonymous undergraduates. Our students and
                                                                                                                           faculty really get to know one another.

                                                                                                                           THINK RIGHT BRAIN-LEFT BRAIN.                    No barriers here. Choose from hundreds
                                                                                                                           of courses in the College and The Wharton School. Explore the connections between
                                                                                                                           engineering and fields such as medicine, business, and science. Learn how to see the
                                                                                                                           big picture and ask the all-important how, why, and what if questions.

                                                                                                                           THINK STUDENT LIFE.               On Penn’s campus, you will have world-class museums,
                                                                                                                           performing arts centers, art galleries, athletic facilities, and more. A campus that
                                                                                                                           is a real neighborhood with inviting plazas, bookstores, outdoor cafes, movie theaters,
                                                                                                                           retail shops, even a supermarket. A campus only minutes away from Center City,
                                                                                                                           Philadelphia’s lively downtown.

                                                                         THINK LOCATION. At Penn Engineering
                                                                         you will be part of a small school with all the
                                                                         advantages a premier Ivy League university.
                                                                         Twelve graduate and professional schools,
                                                                         fifty research centers, some one hundred
                                                                         institutes, and a major health-care complex:
                                                                         all within easy walking distance on Penn’s
                                                                         beautiful compact urban campus.
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                                                                             school of engineering and applied science our philadelphia address is a huge plus
     philadelphia is     PENN'S HOME CITY HAS IT ALL
                         America’s most historic mile with the Liberty
                         Bell, Independence Hall, and the National

     a happening place   Constitution Center. The nation’s first Zoo,
                         first hospital, and first University (Penn!)
                         still going strong.
                         Discover for yourself the wealth of educational,
                         cultural, and recreational opportunities that
                         Philadelphia offers such as: The Avenue of the
                         Arts where theater, jazz, dance, opera, and the
                         world-famous Philadelphia Orchestra hold
                         sway. The many must-see museums. Rowing on
                         the Schuylkill River. Jogging in Fairmount Park,
                         the nation’s biggest city park. Philly cheese-
                         steaks and soft pretzels. Stately Rittenhouse
                         Square, exciting Old City, funky South Street.
                         The Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, and 76ers.
                         And best of all! Greater Philadelphia is an
                         international center for research and development
                         in computers, medicine and biotechnology,
                         space and aeronautics, national security and
                         defense, and environmental technologies.
                         All this R&D increases your opportunities for
                         internships, summer jobs, and employment,
                         as well as career prospects.
                         You and Penn Engineering in Philadelphia — we
                         think you’ll agree that it is a great connection.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        school of engineering and applied science learn as you serve; serve as you learn
     learn as you serve;
     serve as you learn
     Through School-sponsored programs and student clubs such        Bridging the digital divide…                    Our Bioengineering-based Global                 ADD TO YOUR LIST OF
                                                                     locally and globally                            Biomedical Service program sends                PENN PLUSES…

     as CommuniTech. Technology-based outreach programs,             From West Philadelphia to West Africa,          undergraduates to work with amputees
                                                                                                                     and children with cerebral palsy in southern
                                                                                                                                                                     Skirkanich Hall (1)
                                                                     from Quito, Ecuador to Pune, India, Penn                                                        A new home for our nationally renowned
     and the academically-based Global Technology Service program,   Engineering students are on a mission to        China. They provide interventions and
                                                                                                                     solutions that improve their daily living
                                                                                                                                                                     Bioengineering program. A state-of-the-art
                                                                     bridge the technology gap in low-income                                                         research and teaching facility designed to
     our students are putting their know-how to work for others.     urban areas here at home and around the         activities. Adults who receive new artificial
                                                                                                                     legs become more viable in the job
                                                                                                                                                                     keep pace with the exciting ideas and
                                                                                                                                                                     breakthroughs that are the hallmark of
                                                                     world. They train students, teachers, adults,
                                                                     and community members in the use of             marketplace again. And, through this            our Bioengineering faculty.

                                                                     computers and the Internet; install and         real-world experience, our students
                                                                                                                                                                     Weiss Tech House (2)
                                                                     refurbish computer labs; hold workshops;        learn lessons of a lifetime, crossing the       Also pretty cool. A tinkering workshop where
                                                                     address hardware, software, and                 boundaries of culture, race, place, and         students like you can share ideas, explore
                                                                     networking needs for each site; and             socio-economic status. They learn first-        interests, and build friendships.
                                                                     mentor those whom they serve.                   hand how technology makes a world
                                                                                                                     of difference in people’s lives.                Levine Hall (3)
                                                                     In turn, our students learn from those                                                          Our high-tech building, one of the finest
                                                                     they teach. As one student puts it, “My                                                         computer and information science facilities
                                                                                                                     Mentoring Tomorrow’s Engineers
                                                                     hands-on field work in Ghana gave me                                                            on any campus. New research labs. Student
                                                                     new perspectives on engineering and on          A group of students from neighboring            project workshops. Even a cyber lounge.

                                                                     another culture. What a great experience!”      West Philadelphia High School’s Academy
                                                                                                                     for Automotive and Mechanical Engineering
                                                                     Engineering a Better World                      (AAME) wanted to enter the national FIRST
                                                                                                                     Robotics Competition. The challenge?
                                                                     Where do students in Penn’s chapter of
                                                                                                                     Build a robot that could sink a ball into
                                                                     Engineers Without Borders (PennEWB)
                                                                                                                     an 8-foot-high goal.
                                                                     spend much of their free time?
                                                                                                                     The big problem: how to get the mobility,
                                                                     In Terreritos, Honduras — working to build
                                                                                                                     speed and power range required.
                                                                     and maintain a sustainable water supply
                                                                     that the isolated farming village desperately   They knew where to get answers:
                                                                     needs. At Philadelphia’s Saul High School       The Penn Engineering-AAME partnership.
                                                                     of Agricultural Sciences — providing an         Over a six-week period, our students
                                                                     after-school program to help Saul students      spent hours with the WPHS team,
                                                                     build a fully functional methane biodigester    providing design and technical assistance.
                                                                     to convert livestock manure into methane        The robot did get built. And more.
                                                                     fuel for cooking and heating.                   The WPHS students learned first-hand
                                                                     On campus — helping to organize outreach        that the key to technological success                                 1                        2
                                                                     activities that focus on sustainable develop-   is ongoing education in engineering,
                                                                     ment from both an engineering and a cultural    math, and science.
                                                                     perspective as well as hands-on field work.
                                                                                                                     On the Road: Illumination Tour
                                                                     No borders or limits here for Penn
                                                                     Engineering students who want to make           The Penn Electric Racing Team has added
                                                                     a positive difference.                          community outreach to its original purpose
                                                                                                                     of designing, building, and racing a car in
                                                                     Serving through rehabilitation engineering      regional and national competitions.

                                                                     Traveling from Philadelphia to Hong Kong        Team members tour schools in Pennsylvania
                                                                     and Guangzhou, China, Penn Engineering          to inspire lower and middle school students
                                                                     students and faculty are joining forces to      to become innovators, encourage their
                                                                     provide much needed services in prosthetics     interest in science, engineering, math, and
                                                                     and orthotics to those who need it most.        technology; and raise their awareness
                                                                                                                     about alternate fuels.

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                                                                                                                                                                        school of engineering and applied science and more...
     and more...
                   ADD TO YOUR LIST OF                               CHOOSE THE DEGREE                                MAKING CONTACT WITH THE
                   PENN PROGRAMS…                                    PROGRAM THAT BEST FITS                           RIGHT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                     YOUR CAREER INTERESTS…                           IS EASY AT PENN.

                   Minor in Nanotechnology                           Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE)         Penn Engineering’s reputation for top
                   The fast-growing fields of nanoscience and        Through our flagship program, prepare for a      students attracts top employers, many of
                   nanotechnology have significant and exciting      career in professional engineering, computer     them Penn alumni.
                   future applications in life sciences, medicine,   science, or digital media design. Minimum        This means you will get the attention
                   and engineering. Find out more at Penn,           BSE requirement: 40 course units.                of close to 400 companies that recruit
                   a national leader in the field, where course
                                                                                                                      annually through the On-Campus
                   offerings reflect the latest advances in          Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)
                                                                                                                      Recruiting Service. Plus the more than
                   research. From nanometer scale science/           Combine a broader applied science
                                                                                                                      120 companies, from multi-national
                   engineering and nanoscale materials to            education with your interest in engineering
                                                                                                                      conglomerates to high-tech companies,
                   fabrication of nanostructured devices.            and technology. Program options include
                                                                                                                      that participate in our annual Engineering
                                                                     Biomedical Science, Cognitive Science,
                                                                               Career Awareness Day. Plus advice
                                                                     Computational Biology, Computer Science
                   nanotech.html                                                                                      on careers and job-hunting from
                                                                     and individualized programs. Minimum
                                                                                                                      our Career Services Center.
                   Engineering Entrepreneurship Program              BAS requirement: 40 course units.
                   Check out our highly innovative and trend-
                                                                     Specialized Dual-Degree Programs                 Career Paths: Penn Engineering Alumni
                   setting Engineering Entrepreneurship
                                                                     Combine your BAS or BSE degree with
                   program. The program has a dual purpose:                                                           POST-GRADUATION CAREER PATHS
                                                                     a second degree in one of Penn’s other
                   To expedite high-tech development for
                                                                     undergraduate schools. Penn’s specialized        Industry & Business                     76%
                   the benefit of society; and give students
                                                                     dual-degree programs offer students the          Graduate School                         22%
                   like you the know-how to market your
                                                                     opportunity to pursue an integrated curricu-
                   ideas successfully and profitably.                                                                 Other                                        2%
                                                                     lum jointly offered by two schools within the
                   The program covers everything a would-be          University and incorporating interdisciplinary
                                                                                                                      EMPLOYMENT BY JOB TYPE
                   high-tech businessperson needs to know —          course work. Students receive two degrees
                   from the risks and rewards of engineering         upon completion of the specialized curricula.    Engineering /Technology Consulting      55%
                   entrepreneurship to all the practical how-to’s.   Penn Engineering's two programs are              Consulting/Marketing                    15%
                        described below. Minimum dual degree             Financial Services                      27%
                                                                     requirement: 46 course units.
                   Study Abroad Programs                                                                              Other                                   3%
                   As a Penn Engineering student, you                The Jerome Fisher Program in
                                                                                                                      GRADUATE SCHOOL CHOICES
                   have many options to develop the skills           Management and Technology (M&T)
                   needed for leadership in a global workplace.      Bridge the management and technical              Engineering                             52%
                   Programs in some fifty countries in Africa,       disciplines in this pace-setting program.        Medicine                                25%
                   Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America.        Receive a BSE or BAS from the School of
                                                                                                                      Business                                     8%
                   Opportunities to work with scientists and         Engineering and Applied Science and a
                   corporate leaders in their home countries.        Bachelor of Science in Economics from            Law                                          6%
                                                                     the Wharton School.                              Other                                        9%
                   At Penn Engineering, our campus is
                   the world.                                        Computer and Cognitive Science
                       Combine studies in computer science and
                                                                     engineering with linguistics, mathematics,
                                                                     philosophy, or psychology. Receive a BSE
                                                                     or BAS and a BA from the College of
                                                                     Arts and Sciences.

     penn engineering fast facts

     EDUARDO D. GLANDT, Dean                                  The University of Pennsylvania values diversity
                                                              and seeks talented students, faculty and staff
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                                                              the University’s most recent annual report
     6.9 Applicants per place                                 containing this information, please go to

     37% Women in entering class                              request a paper copy of the report, please call
                                                              the Division of Public Safety at 215.898.4482.

     10% Underrepresented minorities in entering class
     Middle 50th percentile SAT score for admitted students
     640-750 Critical Reading
     680-780 Math
     650-750 Writing
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For more information about Penn Engineering or to arrange
a personalized visit to campus, please contact:
Recruiting and Admissions
Office of Academic Programs
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Pennsylvania
220 South 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6391
Phone: 215.898.7246
Fax: 215.573.5577
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