Top 10 Grad Schools for Materials Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
MIT's Department of Materials Science and Engineering is known as the world-wide leader of its field, based on its academic program and its highly regarded faculty. T he Department has the theoretical and experimental resources available to solve various scientific and engineering problems successfully. Students in MIT's Department of Materials Science and Engineering are provided with an educational grounding in the principles common to all materials.
Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
Stanford University is known for its leading-edge, independent research activities. Stanford University Materials engineering department educates graduate and undergraduate students and create fundamental knowledge and pioneering technologies in the Materials sciences and engineering.
University of California- Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
U.S. News and World Report ranked UCSB Materials Department #2 in the nation (2013) and #1 among public universities. Materials Engineering at UCSB is now world renowned but retains the spirit and excitement of a growing institution, with research programs constantly evolving and new initiatives emerging. At UCSB Materials, collaboration and collegiality are the norm and education is paramount.
Northwestern University-McCormick (Evanston, IL)
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering of Northwestern University –McCormick is recognized throughout the materials community for its educational and research accomplishments. Both the undergraduate and graduate program is ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Strong interdisciplinary research, outstanding classroom and laboratory instruction are the hallmark of materials science and engineering at Northwestern. The materials science and engineering program at Northwestern is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL)
Materials Science and Engineering (MatSE) at Illinois offers students a mixture of great quality education and astounding research. U.S. News and World Report rank the graduate program in materials at Illinois among the top programs in the nation.
University of California- Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
The Department of Material Sciences and Engineering Graduate program is ranked sixth and Undergraduate program is ranked third in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The Department develops fundamental understanding of the materials and enables new technological breakthrough across all engineering disciplines.
California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
The research activities and curricular offerings in the department of Materials Engineering bridge traditional engineering disciplines with those in the sciences. The style of research at Caltech is both theoretical and richly experimental.
Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
Repeatedly ranked in the top ten in U.S. News & World Report rankings, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell (MSE) is a global leader in educating materials scientists. Students at Cornell are exposed to a valuable teamwork experience within a world class research group. The students have extensive opportunities to work with state-of-the-art lab equipment and technology doing cutting-edge materials research and communicate the results of their studies at conferences and in leading journals.
Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities. The School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at Georgia Institute of Technology (GT) provides students with up-to-date knowledge and skills through course work, modern laboratories, and opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research with distinguished faculty mentors. The undergraduate programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
The undergraduate program of University of Michigan is one of the top undergraduate programs in materials science and engineering in the United States. As one of the oldest and largest graduate programs in the United States, the University Of Michigan Department Of Materials Science offers a challenging, well-rounded education at the forefront of materials research. The department is also one of the most technically diverse in the country.
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