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University of Washington

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Materials Science and Engineering is located in Seattle, WA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Materials science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science and engineering and nanotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science and engineering, nanotechnology, and molecular engineering
Master of Science (MS) Applied materials science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science and engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Final paper or thesis and presentation
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying evaluation, general and final exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

484
Applied
138
Accepted
50
Enrolled
29%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th January 4th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume/curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume/curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

115
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.09%
Black or African American 1.74%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.87%
Two or more races 3.48%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Synthesis/structure/property and processing, biomaterials and biomimetics, solar energy and battery materials, materials chemistry and characterization, optical and electronic materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,503,000

Location & Contact

Address 302 Roberts Hall
Box 352120
Seattle, WA  98195-2120
United States
Contact Dr. Jihui Yang
Professor/Chair
Email: jihuiy@uw.edu
Phone: 206-543-7090
Fax: 206-221-4934