Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2018

Admission requirements of Materials Science and Engineering Department

Admission is based on the Graduate Program Committee’s assessment of the applicant’s aptitude for research and the compatibility of his or her interests with the active research programs and capabilities of the Department. Applicants are advised to pay particular attention to their statements of purpose (page 3 of the application form). Minimum requirements, in addition to those of the Graduate School, are as follows:

A. A bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry, or a closely related area from an accredited college or university;

B. A minimum grade average of at least a B in all courses in engineering, mathematics, and science;

C. Results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test;

D. For non-native speakers of English, results of the TOEFL exam with a score of at least 600 (Paper), 250 (Computer) or 90 iBT for PhD applicants and 85 iBT for MS applicants and no sub-score should be below a 22.

E. Acceptance by both the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Graduate School.