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MSE@UMD Open Houses for Prospective and Transfer Undergraduate Students

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These events are free but space is limited.


When and Where

All MSE Open Houses are held on the University of Maryland College Park campus.

Our next Open House dates are:

  • Saturday, March 28, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 11, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Both open houses will be held in Room 1110 of the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, located on the University of Maryland College Park campus.

You only need to attend one Open House.


  • 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.
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Are you interested in Nanotechnology? Do you want to help solve the looming energy problem? Learn about the exciting field of Materials Science and Engineering!

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