As a students in the Materials Engineering program at the University of Kentucky, you’ll study a wide range of subjects, including mathematics, chemistry and physics, as well as core engineering topics related to the central classes of materials (metals, ceramics, polymers and electronic materials), their characterization, processing and implementation in engineering design.
Electives address specialized topics in materials engineering and include courses on biomaterials, composites, corrosion, energy storage, materials manufacturing and nanomaterials technology.
Materials engineering majors can elect to pursue a minor in biomedical engineering focused on biomaterials, as well as certificates in nanoengineering and power and energy.
- Metals processing and ceramics
- Electronic materials and plastics
- Biomaterials, implants and prosthetics
- Materials Science
- Survey of Organic Chemistry
- Materials Thermodynamics
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesMaterials Science & Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 362 other Bachelors in Materials Science & Engineering in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Admission for freshman applicants is based on a holistic review including high school grades, national college admission test results (if submitted), successful completion of the pre-college curriculum and essay. Some colleges and programs at UK require an admission process separate from general undergraduate admission to the University. These selective admission majors and programs may require some combination of the following:
- Standardized test scores and/or higher GPAs than those required for general admission, including meeting the minimum Kentucky statewide academic readiness requirements for Reading, Writing and Math.
- A separate application after being admitted for general admission
- A portfolio of past work related to the requested field
- On-campus or video interviews
International31608 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31608 USD per year during 48 months.
National31608 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31608 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State12610 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12610 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Lexington-Fayette
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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