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Penn State Harrisburg
School of Science, Engineering, and Technology

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Schools in the USAProgram Overview
At Penn State Harrisburg, the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SSET) offers ABET accredited undergraduate programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering, Mathematical Sciences or Mathematical Sciences with the Secondary Education option, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Science, and Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology. All of the engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The School also offers master's degrees in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Engineering Science, Environmental Engineering, and Environmental Pollution Control. Since many of the programs are hands-on in nature, the majority of the faculty are required to have extensive industrial experience as well as exhibiting excellent teaching and research qualities. In addition to its excellent faculty, small classes, opportunities for students to work with faculty on projects, and strong employment prospects for the graduates are other strengths the programs offer. SSET pursues and supports research, development, and scholarly activities for faculty and students through traditional and innovative means as well as through cooperative relationships with regional industries, state government agencies and professional communities. The School teaches students to think critically, communicate effectively, and act responsibly within a context of personal and professional ethics. Programs in SSET value individual creativity and intellectual distinction, while providing an education that is grounded in fundamentals, communication skills, and teamwork. Students are prepared for quality professional practice, decision making, leadership, and advanced studies.
 4-year Bachelor of Science in Engineering, with specializations in civil, computer, electrical, environmental, mathematics, mechanical, and construction engineering
 Small class sizes allow for greater student - faculty interaction
 Internships and study-abroad options
 Hands-on programs prepare students for employment opportunities following graduation
 Faculty possess extensive experience and education
Schools in the USAInstitute Accreditation
 Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Schools in the USASpecialized Program(s) Accreditation
Schools in the USACredentials Offered
 Bachelor Degree
Schools in the USAFields of Study
Schools in the USA Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics
Schools in the USA Civil (General & Structural) Engineering
Schools in the USA Computer Engineering
Schools in the USA Electrical Engineering
Schools in the USA Environmental Engineering
Schools in the USA Mechanical Engineering
Schools in the USAProgram Options
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Schools in the USAAdmissions & Tuitions
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# Students Admitted to Program:  111
% Accepted:  80
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      Personal Statement Required: Yes
      Letters of Reference: Yes
      Interview: Not Required
      Faculty/Department Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
      Annual Tuition (US$): 12,750
      Estimated Total Cost of Program (US$): 51,000
Schools in the USABuildings & Facilities
Penn State Harrisburg was founded in 1966 and is an undergraduate college and graduate school of The Pennsylvania State University. Located eight mile east of the capital city of Harrisburg, the 218 acre campus, Penn State Harrisburg has undertaken major construction projects on campus in recent years to accommodate new and existing programs. Beginning with the expansion of the Science and Technology Building to complement study in Environmental Engineering and Environmental Pollution Control, the college has added a state-of-the-art, 115,000 square foot library, new apartment-style housing for 330 students, an expanded food court and Town Square for student activities, an indoor aquatics center, a tennis complex, and several sports fields. Students in SSET programs also benefit from the numerous research centers and institutes affiliated with Penn State. Internet access for students is available at ITS Student Computing Labs, residence halls, Penn State offices, many classrooms, and off-campus locations. Wireless access is also available throughout the campus.
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Penn State Harrisburg
777 W Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, Pennsylvania, 17057-4898
Phone:  1-717-948-6541
Fax: 1-717-948-6401

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Faculty/Department Name: School of Science, Engineering, and Technology
Year Faculty/Department Founded: 1992
# Full-Time Faculty: 50
Name of Credential Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Length of Program: < 4 Years
Direct Entry: Yes
# Fields of Study/Concentrations: 6
Cohort Model: No
Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
Teaching Methods:
   Case Studies
   Directed/Independent Study
   Field Work/Projects
Total Tuition/Program Fees for Credential (US$): 51,000
Schools in the USAStudent Profile
Total F/T Undergraduate Student Enrolment in Program (All Years): 435
% International Students: 8
# Countries of Origin: 21- 30
Schools in the USAInstitute Overview
 Institute Name: Penn State Harrisburg
Institute Type: 4-Yr University
Public or Private: Public University/College
Year Founded: 1966
# Faculties: 5
# Full-Time Faculty: 209
Campus Setting: Suburban
On-Campus Residence/Dormitories: Yes
Nearest City: Harrisburg
City Population: 47,900
Cost of Living: Medium
Climate Range: 23°F to 86°F
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