Region II boasts 2,133 collegiate members, 1,511 NSBE Jr. (pre-college)
members, and 90 Lifetime members. In addition, our NSBE professional
membership has grown to 612. Our collegiate members represent 60 active
chapters throughout Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, the District of
Columbia, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Our
NSBE Jr. members participate in 65 active chapters and our Professionals membership represent 18 active chapters.
According to U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Top Engineering Programs, 11 of the top 50 ranked universities in the nation are located within Region II. In addition, our region encompasses a wealth of universities with the best undergraduate engineering programs, along with being the home of 12 Historically Black Colleges and Universities. According to Diverse Issues in Higher Education, we have five institutions in the top 10 producers of African-Americans with bachelor’s degrees in engineering and six out of the top 10 producers of African- Americans with master’s degrees in engineering each year.
Region II is home to some of the top talents that NSBE has to offer. During the 2018–2019 academic year, members of Region II reported a verified average GPA of 3.16 with 1,328 transcripts submitted. Our region has developed a reputation for tremendous leadership, membership participation, and academic prowess.