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University of California, Los Angeles

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Los Angeles, CA

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University of California, Los Angeles

Overview

University of California, Los Angeles / Department of Materials Science and Engineering is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comprehensive exam or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

361
Applied
189
Accepted
53
Enrolled
52%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 30th November 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 87
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 November 30
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

181
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.76%
Black or African American 0.55%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 16.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.66%
Unknown 1.1%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 5
Male (15)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ceramics and ceramic processing, electronic and optical materials, structural materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,160,900

Location & Contact

Address 3111 Engineering V
Box 951595
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1595
United States
Contact Dr. Dwight C. Streit
Chair
Email: streit@ucla.edu
Phone: 310-825-7011