Materials Science and Engineering

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:48 months
Local:$ 13.7k / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 28k / 1 Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:956

Description

Students interested in the B.S./B.A. or B.S. Dual Degree program would begin at the School of Arts and Sciences and complete all of the requirements for whichever Bachelor of Arts (or Bachelor of Science) program they are interested in and then would apply to enter into the School of Engineering following the same criteria for a school-to-school transfer. This is a more involved process and takes additional coursework than a double major would. Students completing this program receive two separate degrees/diplomas, one from each school.

Options:
  • Biomaterials
  • Nanomaterials
  • Metals
  • Polymers
  • Fiber Optics
  • Manufacturing
  • Packaging Materials
  • Specially Designed Curriculum
  • B.S./B.A. or B.S. Dual Degree
  • B.S./M.S. Combined Program
  • B.S./M.B.A. Combined Program
  • B.S./M.B.S. Combined Program

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline February, October Tuition fee
  • USD 13683 Year (National)
  • USD 27978 Year (International)
Start date January,October 2015 Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Sophomore Year
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Analytical Physics IIA
  • Analytical Physics II Laboratory
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering
  • Crystal Chemistry and Structure of Materials
  • Differential Equations for Engineering and Physics
  • Materials Processing
  • Thermodynamics of Materials
  • Physics of Materials
  • Laboratory I
Junior Year
  • Laboratory II
  • Materials Microprocessing
  • Kinetics of Materials Processes
  • Characterization of Materials
  • Strength of Materials
  • specialization elective
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Electronic Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials
  • Laboratory III
  • specialization elective
Senior Year
  • Materials Science and Engineering Seminar
  • Materials Science and Engineering Design I or Senior Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory
  • specialization elective
  • humanities/social sciences elective
  • technical elective
  • Materials Science and Engineering Seminar
  • Materials Science and Engineering Design II or Senior Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory II
  • specialization elective
  • humanities/social sciences elective

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

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Requirements

Students at the School of Engineering are eligible to apply for admission to a variety of accelerated master's programs. Admission to any of these programs typically requires a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.200 and junior year status at Rutgers. In some cases an aptitude test such as the GRE or GMAT is also required.

Our primary emphasis is placed on the student’s academic promise as demonstrated by:

  • completion of required entrance subjects
  • academic performance in high school or its equivalent:
  • strength of academic program (number/type of academic, honors, or advanced placement courses completed)
  • grades and grade trends
  • weighted grade-point average(s)
  • cumulative rank, when available
  • SAT and/or ACT scores
  • English Proficiency Examination results, when required

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Funding

Rutgers uses your FAFSA to develop a financial-aid package based on your qualifications, financial need and the funds available to the university. Your package may include any or a combination of these major financial aid sources:

  • Gift aid does not require repayment and is divided into three categories: grants (which recognize financial need) and scholarships and awards (which recognize academic merit, special talents, or other achievements).
  • Loans must be repaid (usually after graduation) and can come from private lenders as well as federal, state and university sources.
  • Work-study allows students to earn money for college expenses while gaining valuable skills - often in their intended field.

Accreditation

The degree awarded upon completion of this program is the B.S. in materials science and engineering which is professionally accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

The Rutgers name is recognized everywhere, and a Rutgers degree makes a great first impression. We’ve built our academic reputation on solid accomplishments:

  • Rutgers is a member—so are Harvard, Yale, and Berkeley—of the prestigious Association of American Universities, the 61 leading research universities in North America.
  • More than 175 Rutgers research centers support pioneering work in stem cells, climate change, DNA analysis, and more.
  • Rutgers’ international reputation draws top students from more than 130 countries and all 50 states.

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