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The University of Alabama

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering (MS Met E)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
38%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0, graduate degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Thermodynamics, molten metals processing, casting and solidification, mechanical properties of materials, thin films and nanostructures, electrochemistry, corrosion and alloy development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
842,554

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 870202
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Steven Daniewicz
Interim Head/Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email: srdaniewicz@eng.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-2704
Fax: 205-348-2164