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University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of Materials

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Department of Materials is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 19

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
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

332
Applied
69
Accepted
24
Enrolled
21%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 10th December 10th Yes
Winter deadline November 1st November 1st Yes
Spring deadline January 3rd January 3rd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 13
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

129
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.1%
Black or African American 0.78%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.55%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.2%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 14
Male (39)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Electronic and photonic materials, inorganic materials, macromolecular and biomolecular materials, structural materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Engineering II, Room 1355
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-5050
United States
Contact Dr. Tresa M. Pollock
Chair and Professor
Email: pollock@engr.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-3810
Fax: 805-893-8486

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