Evanston, IL
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
32%
68%
student ratio
248
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
22%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Integrated Computational Materials Engineering Certificate [Materials Engineering ]
    • Materials Science And Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Materials Sciences ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Materials Sciences ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 33
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional and oral thesis defense
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and oral defense of dissertation, preliminary evaluation, qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

22% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 774
    • Accepted 174
    • Acceptance Rate 22
    • Enrolled 70
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 577 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS 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 awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students248
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students248
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian30%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student50%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchArt conservation science; biomaterials; ceramics; composites; energy; magnetic materials; materials for electronics and photonics; materials synthesis and processing; materials theory, computation, and design; metals; nanomaterials; polymers, self-assembly, and surfaces and interfaces
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$29,530,157

Location & Contact

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Northwestern University

2220 Campus Drive Room 2036
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

Dr. Michael Bedzyk

Chair

Phone: 847-491-3570
Fax: 847-491-7820
Email: bedzyk@northwestern.edu

Dr. Jiaxing Huang

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 847-497-5940
Fax: 847-491-7820
Email: jiaxing-huang@northwestern.edu

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