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Overview

Clemson University / Department of Materials Science and Engineering is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
13
Accepted
1
Enrolled
87%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$23,068
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

58
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.72%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.72%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time (16)
Part-time (3)
Male (17)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Polymers, ceramics, nanoparticles, biomimetic materials, optical fibers
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,917,599

Location & Contact

Address Sirrine Hall
Clemson, SC  29634
United States
Contact Dr. Rajendra Bordia
Department Chair
Email: rbordia@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-5228