Tau Beta Pi

The Engineering Honor Society

Our Vision

Tau Beta Pi is universally recognized as the preeminent engineering honor society that students of all engineering disciplines strive to join.
Why Join

To be recognized by your peers as being a distinguished scholar with exemplary character.

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Who Can Join

Learn the scholastic requirements to join as an undergraduate or graduate student, alumni, or practicing engineer.

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How to Join

You must be invited by a chapter and be a junior (top 1/8) or senior (top 1/5) in your engineering class. If you feel you are eligible, contact the chapter on your campus.

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Programs We Offer

Include recognizing academic and professional success, promoting well-rounded education, and providing opportunities for leadership.

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Founded June 15, 1885

$1 Million

Awarded annually in support of education


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Rachel Y.I joined Tau Beta Pi because I knew that everyone in the society strives for engineering excellence, and to surround myself with these people will push me to be a better engineer, a better person!

Rachel Y. – Louisiana State University student


Ryan S.I am passionate about paying forward the educational and professional opportunities I have been given, and I believed joining Tau Beta Pi was a great means through which to accomplish this. One particular aspect that inspired me to join is the organization's strong commitment to community service, something I personally hold with high regard.

Ryan S. – MIT (MA Beta) Chapter Offficer


La Nyrah W.Before Tau Beta Pi, I never felt like I fit in or belonged at my school. This Engineering honor society has given me the opportunity to grow and strengthen skills I never knew I had. I'm so grateful for all the amazing people I've met. Thank you for everything Tau Beta Pi! I cannot wait to see what else is in store.

La Nyrah W. – Prairie View A&M Univ. alumna

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