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University of Virginia

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Charlottesville, VA

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Overview

University of Virginia / Department of Materials Science and Engineering is located in Charlottesville, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science
Master of Science (MS) Materials science
Master of Manufacturing Systems Engineering (MMSE) Materials science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

130
Applied
28
Accepted
11
Enrolled
22%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Three recommendations
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three recommendations

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.47%
Unknown 1.47%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental effects on material behavior, electronic materials, metals, polymers, tribology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Charlottesville, VA  22903
United States
Contact John R. Scully
Interim Department Chair
Email: jrs8d@virginia.edu
Phone: 434-982-5786
Fax: 434-982-5799