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Michigan Technological University

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Houghton, MI

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Michigan Technological University

Overview

Michigan Technological University / Department of Materials Science and Engineering is located in Houghton, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (domestic students from ABET-accredited programs exempt)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (domestic students from ABET-accredited programs exempt)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

185
Applied
60
Accepted
17
Enrolled
32%

Applying

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

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (domestic students from ABET-accredited programs exempt)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (domestic students from ABET-accredited programs exempt)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.38%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structure/property/processing relationships, microstructural characterization, alloy design, electronic/magnetic/photonic materials, materials and manufacturing processes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,562,440

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen L. Kampe
Chair
Email: kampe@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2036
Fax: 906-487-2934

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