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Materials Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #24 (WUR) Evanston, IL, United States
The Materials Science program of Northwestern University is offered through the Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences and provides the opportunity to study materials science within the context of the college’s focus on liberal arts and sciences.
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Overview

The Materials Science program of Northwestern University has strong connections with the physical and biological sciences, as well as with the various engineering disciplines. Dual majors and minors in materials science are strongly encouraged.

Students majoring in materials science in Weinberg College choose from two tracks: general materials or soft materials. Requirements include foundation courses in mathematics and science and advanced electives.

Career paths

Graduates of materials science go on to careers in industry or seek higher degrees in graduate or professional schools. They enter fields such as research and development, quality assurance, marketing, management, education, among others.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Mathematics and Science
  • Principles of the Properties of Materials
  • Chemical Aspects of Engineering Materials
  •  Phase Equilibria & Diffusion of Materials
  • Microstructural Dynamics
  • Intro Physics of Materials

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Official secondary school transcript and school report
  • Counselor recommendation
  • At least one teacher recommendation
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (ONLY required for international applicants whose first language is not English or whose schooling has not been in English)
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $75 or application fee waiver
  • Early Decision Agreement (ONLY Early Decision applicants)
  • Midyear transcript
  • Music audition (ONLY School of Music applicants)
  • Required for homeschooled applicants ONLY: 3 SAT subject tests 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56232 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56232 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evanston

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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