220
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Program in Materials Science and Engineering

Overview

University of California, San Diego / Program in Materials Science and Engineering is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 33
Doctoral Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or comprehensive exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

556
Applied
259
Accepted
64
Enrolled
47%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA

Student Body

220
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Magnetic and nanomaterials, structural materials, electronic materials and interfaces, biomaterials, energy materials and applications
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact Prabhakar Banderu
Director
Email: pbandaru@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-5325