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University of California, Berkeley

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Berkeley, CA

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Overview

University of California, Berkeley / Department of Materials Science and Engineering is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Engineering science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Engineering science
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Engineering science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Comprehensive exam or thesis (MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

522
Applied
50
Enrolled

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 5th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

116
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.34%
Black or African American 3.45%
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.86%
Asian 14.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.72%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ceramics, biomaterials, structural, electronic, magnetic and optical materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Prof. Mark D. Asta
Chair
Email: msessa@berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-0716
Fax: 510-643-5792

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