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Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering College of Engineering The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 18%82%
    student ratio
  • 17
    total students
  • $9,450 | $23,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 33%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Metallurgical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering (MS Met E)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 2
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum graduate GPA of 3.0, graduate degree
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,450
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,950
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian90%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchThermodynamics, molten metals processing, casting and solidification, mechanical properties of materials, thin films and nanostructures, electrochemistry, corrosion and alloy development
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,997,425

Location & Contact

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

College of Engineering
The University of Alabama

PO Box 870202
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Viola Acoff

Head/Professor

Phone: 205-348-2080
Fax: 205-348-2164
Email: vacoff@eng.ua.edu

Dr. Greg Thompson

Associate Professor

Phone: 205-348-1589
Fax: 205-348-2164
Email: sgupta@eng.ua.edu



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