MSE Open Houses for Prospective Fall 2018 Students

When and Where

All MSE Open Houses are held on the University of Maryland College Park campus, room 1110 J.H. Kim Engineering Building (KEB), unless otherwise noted.


  • Saturday, March 10th, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1135 KEB
  • Satruday, April 14th, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

To register for a 2018 MSE Open House, please follow this link. 


  • Meet students
  • Lab tours
  • Demonstrations
  • Open house attendees can apply for a $2000 Top Terp Scholarship!
    You must attend the open house date(s) above to be eligible.
    Learn more

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Materials Science and Engineering (MSE, MatSci) is an exciting field that underpins the other branches of engineering. In order to build cars with better gas mileage, ultra high density magnetic hard drives for future computers, advanced solar cells, and many other technological breakthroughs of the coming century, we need innovative new materials that vastly improve on what we have available today.  Materials Science and Engineering is the field that spearheads these discovery and development processes.

Come join the elite MSE Program at the University of Maryland!

  • Combine Engineering with Chemistry and Physics
  • Use your degree to find jobs in microelectronics, automotive, biotech, venture capital start-ups, government labs, and more.
  • Excellent starting salaries for graduates
  • Get research experience as an undergraduate
  • Small classes—get to know your professors