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Program in Materials Science and Engineering School of Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • Troy, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 19%81%
    student ratio
  • 64
    total students
  • $43,350 | $43,350
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 14%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Materials Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Engineering (D Eng)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

14% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 237
    • Accepted 34
    • Acceptance Rate 14
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 15th August 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 600 paper-based; 100 iBT), IELTS (minimum score 7), or Pearson Test of English (minimum score 68)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$43,350
    • Out-of-state tuition *$43,350
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$4,404.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students64
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students64
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdvanced processing and synthesis, composites, computational materials, corrosion/electrochemical materials, electronic materials, glasses/ceramics, materials characterization, materials for energy, materials/biology interface, metals, nanomaterials, polymeric materials
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Materials Science and Engineering

School of Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180-3590
United States

Office of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 518-276-6216
Email: gradadmissions@rpi.edu



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