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Systems Engineering – Admissions Data

MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Applications 23 23 16 19 10 16 11 12 7 8
Offers (% selectivity) 22 (96%) 19 (83%) 16 (100%) 15 (79%) 7 (70%) 10 (63%) 7 (64%) 5 (42%) 2 (29%) 4 (50%)
Accepts (% yield) 22 (100%) 17 (89%) 16 (100%) 10 (67%) 6 (86%) 7 (70%) 6 (86%) 5 (100%) 2 (100%) 4 (100%)

(Last updated 07/21/2021)


Systems Engineering – Average GRE Scores for New Enrollees*

MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Analytical (P) - - - - - - - - - -
Verbal (P) c c c c c c c c - -
Quantitative (P) c c c c c c c c - -
Analyt Writing (P) c c c c c c c c - -

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*GRE tests taken on or after August 1st, 2011 are scored according the following scale:
    Verbal Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Quantitative Reasoning: 130 - 170, 1 point increments
    Analytical Writing: 0 - 6, half point increments
  For tests taken prior to August 1st, 2011, scores were converted to the new scale accordingly.
P = Percentile Ranking
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Systems Engineering – Jr/Sr GPA for New Enrollees

MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
GPA 3.17
n=16
3.31
n=9
3.07
n=9
3.35
n=7
c 3.34
n=6
c c c c

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

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Systems Engineering – Demographics for New Enrollees

MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total New Enrl 16 12 9 10 4 6 4 4 2 4
Domestic 16 (100%) 12 (100%) 9 (100%) 8 (80%) c 6 (100%) c c c c
  Total URM * 5 (31%) 1 (8%) 2 (22%) - c - c c c c
    Black/Afr. Amer.   2 (13%)   1 (8%)   2 (22%) - c - c c c c
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - c - c c c c
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - c - c c c c
    Hispanic/Latino   3 (19%) - - - c - c c c c
  Asian - - - - c 1 (17%) c c c c
  White 10 (63%) 9 (75%) 6 (67%) 8 (80%) c 5 (83%) c c c c
  Two or More - - - - c - c c c c
  Unknown 1 (6%) 2 (17%) 1 (11%) - c - c c c c
International - - - 2 (20%) c - c c c c

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
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MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female 2 (13%) - - 1 (10%) c 1 (17%) c c c c
Male 14 (88%) 12 (100%) 9 (100%) 9 (90%) c 5 (83%) c c c c
Total 16 12 9 10 4 6 4 4 2 4

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

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Systems Engineering – Total Enrollments by Degree

2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
MENG 77 62 51 41 28 27 17 13 11 11

(Last updated 07/21/2021)


Systems Engineering – Total Enrollments by Demographic

MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Total Enrl 77 62 51 41 28 27 17 13 11 11
Domestic 77 (100%) 62 (100%) 51 (100%) 39 (95%) 24 (86%) 25 (93%) 16 (94%) 12 (92%) 11 (100%) 11 (100%)
  Total URM * 15 (19%) 9 (15%) 11 (22%) 9 (22%) 2 (7%) 1 (4%) 2 (12%) 1 (8%) 1 (9%) -
    Black/Afr. Amer.   9 (12%)   4 (6%)   6 (12%)   7 (17%)   1 (4%)   1 (4%)   1 (6%) - - -
    Am. Ind./AK Native - - - - - - - - - -
    Hawaiian/Pac. Is. - - - - - - - - - -
    Hispanic/Latino   6 (8%)   5 (8%)   5 (10%)   2 (5%)   1 (4%) -   1 (6%)   1 (8%)   1 (9%) -
  Asian 11 (14%) 7 (11%) 3 (6%) 2 (5%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 1 (6%) - - -
  White 45 (58%) 41 (66%) 33 (65%) 27 (66%) 21 (75%) 23 (85%) 13 (76%) 11 (85%) 10 (91%) 11 (100%)
  Two or More 1 (1%) 1 (2%) - - - - - - - -
  Unknown 5 (6%) 4 (6%) 4 (8%) 1 (2%) - - - - - -
International - - - 2 (5%) 4 (14%) 2 (7%) 1 (6%) 1 (8%) - -

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*URM: Underrepresented Minorities
Two or More: Applicant selected more than one race/ethnicity.
Unknown: Applicant chose not to disclose race/ethnicity information.
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MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
Female 14 (18%) 7 (11%) 5 (10%) 1 (2%) 2 (7%) 2 (7%) 1 (6%) 2 (15%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%)
Male 63 (82%) 55 (89%) 46 (90%) 40 (98%) 26 (93%) 25 (93%) 16 (94%) 11 (85%) 10 (91%) 9 (82%)
Total 77 62 51 41 28 27 17 13 11 11

(Last updated 07/21/2021)


Systems Engineering – Total Degrees Conferred by Degree

ENGGV 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 * 2017/18 * 2018/19 * 2019/20 * 2020/21 *
MENG 27 15 20 10 11
Total 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
MENG 27 15 20 10 11 13 5 2 3 2

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

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Systems Engineering – Median Time to Degree (years)

MENG 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
In Major/Degree * 2.3 2.7 4.2 2.7 2.6 3.3 3.3 2.6 3.3 2.8
First Enrollment 2.3 2.7 4.4 2.7 2.6 3.7 3.3 2.6 3.3 2.8
Number (n) n=27 n=15 n=20 n=10 n=11 n=13 n=5 n=2 n=3 n=2

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

*In Major/Degree: The median time to degree in graduating major and degree at Penn State.
First Enrollment: The median time to degree based on the first enrollment as a graduate student at Penn State.


Systems Engineering – Degree Completion, GV Campus

MENG #Started 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years Total Completed % Completed
2011/12 Cohort 17 - 5 - 1 3 - - - - 9 53%
2012/13 Cohort 14 - 5 1 2 1 - - - 9 64%
2013/14 Cohort 11 1 4 5 1 - - - 11 100%
2014/15 Cohort 13 2 1 1 1 - - 5 38%
2015/16 Cohort 5 2 2 - - - 4 80%
2016/17 Cohort 7 - - 3 - 3 43%
2017/18 Cohort 5 1 - 1 2 40%
2018/19 Cohort 5 - 1 1 20%
2019/20 Cohort 2 - - -
2020/21 Cohort 4

(Last updated 07/21/2021)

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