Program in Materials Science and Engineering College of Engineering The University of Tennessee

Program in Materials Science and Engineering College of Engineering The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
23%
77%
student ratio
86
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
9%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Materials Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

9% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 153
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 9
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline June 15th June 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (for MS students pursuing research thesis), minimum GPA of 2.7 (for U.S. degree holders), 3.0 (for international degree holders); 3 references
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (for all PhD candidates), minimum GPA of 3.0 on previous graduate course work; 3 references
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students86
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students86
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown21%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage72%
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiomaterials; functional materials electronic, magnetic and optical; high temperature materials; mechanical behavior of materials; neutron materials science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Materials Science and Engineering

College of Engineering
The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN 37996
United States

Dr. Kurt Sickafus

Head

Phone: 865-974-4858
Fax: 865-974-4115
Email: kurt@utk.edu

Dr. Roberto Benson

Associate Head

Phone: 865-974-5347
Fax: 865-974-4115
Email: rbenson1@utk.edu


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