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University of Pennsylvania

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

University of Pennsylvania / Department of Materials Science and Engineering is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Engineering (MSE)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 45
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

448
Applied
160
Accepted
53
Enrolled
36%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, letters of recommendation, resume, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, letters of recommendation, resume, personal statement

International Students

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

Student Body

137
Total Graduate Students
65%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.92%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.46%
Unknown 1.46%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 3
Male (20)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomaterials, ceramics, electronic and optical properties, nanostructured materials, surfaces and interfaces
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States

Phone: 215-898-5000
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