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Materials Science and Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #93 (WUR) , MI,
Materials Science and Engineering investigates the structure, properties, and processing of metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites, then applies that knowledge to the design of new materials.

About

Current research in the department is in energy and sustainability, nanotechnology and materials, and biotechnology and medicine. Major research centers include:

  • The Composites and Materials Structures Center, one of the largest integrated facilities for polymer and composite research
  • The Composite Vehicle Research Center, a center of excellence for designing and testing composite structures for light-weight, durable and safe vehicles.

Students can choose concentrations in biomedical materials engineering, manufacturing engineering, metallurgical engineering, or polymeric engineering.

Our programs educate students to become innovative engineers on a foundation of mathematics, physics, chemistry, life sciences, and engineering science. Students enjoy access to outstanding laboratories for biochemical engineering, composite materials processing, and characterization of metals, ceramics, and polymers.

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science Degree program in Materials Science and Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Design and Application of Engineering Materials
  • Ceramic and Refractory Materials
  • Physical Metallurgy of Ferrous and Alluminum Alloys
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Electronic Structure and Bonding in Materials and Devices

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Complete MSU’s application for admission online, including the required personal statement.
  • Pay the $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Request that all secondary schools, colleges or universities attended and examination boards send original or attested copies of all transcripts, diplomas, mark sheets and certificates directly to Michigan State University in an official, sealed envelope.
  • Have the testing agency (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, MSUELT or MELAB accepted).
  • International students are encouraged, though not required, to submit SAT or ACT scores.
  • Do not send letters of recommendation, photographs, portfolios or additional personal essays.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    39461 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39461 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    39461 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39461 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    14516 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14516 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for East Lansing

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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