Materials Engineering at University of Pennsylvania
UPenn is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 26,552 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,499 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Pennsylvania in 2021, 14 of them were materials engineering majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Materials Engineering section at the bottom of this page.
UPenn Materials Engineering Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Engineering
- Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering
- Doctorate Degree in Materials Engineering
UPenn Materials Engineering Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the materials engineering progam at UPenn compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The materials engineering major at UPenn is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Materials Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
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Materials Engineering Student Demographics at UPenn
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the materials engineering majors at University of Pennsylvania.
UPenn Materials Engineering Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 49% more racial-ethnic minorities in its materials engineering bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in materials engineering.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
UPenn Materials Engineering Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a master's in materials engineering.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UPenn also has a doctoral program available in materials engineering. In 2021, 4 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Other Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Systems Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
Careers That Materials Engineering Grads May Go Into
A degree in materials engineering can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for University of Pennsylvania.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Architectural and Engineering Managers||7,220||$150,400|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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