Materials Science and Engineering


 

MSE graduate programs integrate cutting-edge research, state-of-the-art facilities, a dynamic curriculum, and world-class faculty to provide a uniquely valuable and immersive experience for our students. MSE graduate students engage in meaningful research with real-world impact and go on to become leaders in industry, academics, and research. If you have a background in the physical, chemical, or biological sciences, engineering, or mathematics and want to do something truly special, we encourage you to explore opportunities in our MSE graduate programs.

Ph.D. Offered: Yes

Master's Offered: Master of Engineering (M.Engr.), Master of Science (M.S.)

Online Degrees: None

Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): Current graduate research programs include a wide range of topics, such as functional bulk and nanomaterials; batteries and other energy storage/conversion materials; biomaterials; additive manufacturing; nonferrous alloys; medical materials and medicines; materials synthesis and processing; advanced characterization; computational materials science; and innovative materials design and manufacturing.

Ph.D. Degree Outcomes

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: For questions about the MSE program, contact Patrick Morton at gradmse@iastate.edu. For questions about your existing application, contact Graduate Program Coordinator, Ellie Mendoza at emendoza@iastate.edu.
Phone: 515-294-1214
E-mail Address:

Requirements

ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: January 15 for fall assistantship consideration, August 15 for spring assistantship consideration; however all applications are considered.

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

Resume (upload with the application)
Minimum GPA above 3.0
Minimum GRE Verbal 145, Quantitative 155, Written 3.0

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 550
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 79
IELTS 6.5
PTE 53

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Materials Science & Engineering
Iowa State University
2240 Hoover Hall
528 Bissell Road
Ames, IA 50011-2300