Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science

Perennially ranked in the top ten in U.S. News & World Report rankings, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell (MSE) is a global leader in educating materials scientists. Our undergraduate program, with its strong core of fundamentals, flexible curriculum, and topical focus on the integration of technology and materials is widely regarded as a model for materials programs at other universities and technical institutes worldwide.

There are many ways to structure your Cornell MSE degree – a conventional major in MSE, a double major such as MSE and mechanical engineering, or an MSE major with a minor in another engineering discipline or physical science. Whatever your interests, we invite you to explore and learn more about our curriculum and courses, your opportunities in undergraduate research, our honors program, and more.