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Materials and Nanoscience, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Menominee, WI, United States
UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science in Applied Science degree with a Materials and Nanoscience concentration is the study of relationships between the structure of matter and its properties. The field is highly interdisciplinary, merging concepts from physics, chemistry and engineering, and applying these to medicine, communications and manufacturing.


The Materials and Nanoscience concentration will prepare you to participate in research both on-campus with cutting edge instrumentation and off-campus at high-quality research institutions and government laboratories such as NASA and NIST. You will also present your research at local, regional, and national conferences such as the National Conference of Undergraduate Research and the Materials Research Society annual meetings.

You will take part in a range of mentored, research experiences that will help you become an independent thinker and valuable, sought-after employee. Networking opportunities with other students, faculty and scientific professionals are through the Materials Research Society student chapter.

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:

  • Nanostructures
  • Characterization Methods of Nanomaterials
  • Nanotechnology Applications
  • Solid State and Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Application
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Declaration of Finances
  • Official/Attested Academic Records

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17423 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12797 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Menominee

  • 1328 - 2210 USD/month
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