The following items must be submitted on the on-line application. Paper copies will not be accepted.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
Unofficial Transcripts - a minimum of a 3.00 or higher undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 scale is required
Graduate Records Examination (GRE) - must be taken within the last 5 years
Minimum combined score of 300 on quantitative and verbal sections.
Minimum 3.0 score on the writing section.
80on the TOFEL iBT
550 on TOEFL pBT
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Students may not count more than 9 credit hours of nonmatriculated graduate work toward any graduate degree. Only 6 credit hours of transfer work may be counted toward any graduate degree. Transfer work requires prior approval. Candidates for graduate degrees are required to maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA with no grade below a B- accepted toward degrees.
Complete a minimum of 54 credit hours in level 6000 (or above)
12 credit hours consist of MSE core courses
24 credit hours consist of MSE coursework hours
4 credit hours consist of MSE Graduate Seminar
Minimum of 14 hours are Thesis Research credit hours
To see a sample program of study, which includes department and university requirements, please see “Sample Program of Study.”
All graduate candidates are required to take the core courses and receive a B- or better grade regardless of where they received their undergraduate or Master’s degree. The exception is for students who received the B.S. or M.S. degree from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Utah and received a B- or better in the required core courses.