What will I learn?

Physics and engineering degree in five years? Yes, please. Don’t miss the opportunity to spend three years at Cortland taking all requirements for a degree in physics, then transfer to an engineering school for two years to complete the requirements for a degree in engineering. This 3+2 program fosters opportunity because it stresses the fundamentals of physics and engineering while making you extremely marketable to potential employers in both fields.

What Will I Learn?

Gain a strong background in applied mathematics

Learn advanced computer skills

Work with sophisticated science instrumentation

Career Potential

Graduate work in engineering

Technical specialist

Professional engineer

Construction industry

Which department am I in?

School of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (124 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,980.00 per year
Start date

27 January 2020


School of Arts and Sciences

Dean’s Office,

Old Main, Room 124,


New York,

13045, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Candidates for admission must graduate from a secondary school program or present a General Equivalency Diploma. Preparation for freshman candidates should include the following: English: 4 units, Social Studies: 4 units, Mathematics: 3-4 units, Science: 3-4 units, Foreign Language: 3-4 units.

For international students

Students must have graduated from a secondary school program.

They also must have the following requirements:

TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language: IBT 79

IELTS International English Language Testing System: Band 6.5

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