Department of Materials Science and Engineering Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Materials Science And Engineering (MSMSE, Phd); Metallurgical Engineering (MS!Met!E, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Thesis (For Some Programs); For Doctorate, Thesis/Dissertation, Final Oral Exams, Comprehensive Exam.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S And Doctorate, Minimum QPA Of 3.0. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 4/1 For Domestic Students; For Spring Admission, 8/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
55 Applicants, 5% Accepted, 2 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
17 Full-Time (8 Women), 3 Part-Time (All Women), 13 International.


9 Full-Time (1 Woman), 9 Part-Time/Adjunct (2 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2005&Ndash;06, 18 Students Received Support, Including Fellowships (Averaging $20,772 Per Year), 12 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $22,000 Per Year), 7 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $21,000 Per Year); Scholarships/Grants And Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial) Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/15.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. John A. Barnard
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-624-9720
Fax: 412-624-8069

Contact Info
Pradeep P. Phule
Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-624-9736
Fax: 412-624-8069

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