Discover your place at Penn State. Join the department of Materials Science and Engineering and become part of a diverse network of students who strive to serve others, improve the world, and advance their careers. Many students think of our student hub, the Ryan Family Student Center, as a home away from home. In between classes, students frequently take breaks at the Ryan Family Student Center to study, chat with friends, rest, grab some coffee or talk with our advisers, tutors, and staff who want to support you as you find your niche and pursue your educational goals. As a MatSE student you also will have the opportunity to get invovled in research opporunities, as well as, express your interests for a good cause within our clubs, organizations, national associations, societies student chapters and more!
Meet our students
Our students come from across the United States and around the globe. They are committed; they are driven; they are engaged. Read about some of our talented students and why they chose MatSE, learn about their college experiences, and why they think it’s great to be part of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.