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University of Florida

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Materials Science and Engineering is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Master of Engineering (ME) Nuclear engineering Nuclear engineering sciences
Master of Science (MS) Material science and engineering Clinical and translational science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nuclear engineering Imaging science and technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nuclear engineering Nuclear engineering sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science and engineering
Master of Engineering (ME) Materials science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Nuclear engineering Nuclear engineering sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 67
Doctoral Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

470
Applied
346
Accepted
93
Enrolled
74%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

261
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.51%
Black or African American 2.68%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

50
Total faculty
Male (41)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Polymeric system, biomaterials and biomimetics; inorganic and organic electronic materials; functional ceramic materials for energy systems and microelectronic applications; advanced metallic systems for aerospace, transportation and biological applications; nuclear materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,924,672

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 116400
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Dr. Jim Baciak
Chair
Phone: 352-846-3782
Fax: 352-392-7219

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