Admission and Application Deadlines
Fall, Spring, Summer
Recommended: 6 months prior to beginning of quarter
Deadlines if Also Applying for Funding
Assistantships are available to students on a competitive basis. Students awarded assistantship support are eligible for stipends and remission of tuition fees. Interest in financial support should be indicated at the time of application.
Satisfy basic requirements of the School of Graduate Studies.
This includes having a bachelor's degree in engineering or a related area with an overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) or an overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.5 with an average of 3.0 or better for the last 90 quarter hours (60 semester hours) earned toward the undergraduate degree.
Minimum TOEFL IBT - 79, Paper based - 550 or IELTS - 6.0 band.
Must submit GRE test scores. The minimum score for V + Q must be 1000 and 3.0 for analytical (writing).
Program admission decisions are based on complete application information including overall academic performance and standardized test scores where applicable.
The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering offers graduate programs leading to a Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) and a Ph.D. in Engineering with a major in materials science and engineering. The graduate programs are broad in scope, emphasizing the interdisciplinary nature of the field of materials science and engineering. The program is focused around processing, structure, properties, and performance of advanced lightweight and high temperature materials.