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College of Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Concentrations

  • Biomaterials and Biosurfaces in Tissue Engineering
  • Biometics Design
  • Ceramic Processing and Sensors
  • Dynamic Characterization
  • Materials Electrochemistry
  • Materials Modeling for Extreme Environments
  • MAX Phase Materials
  • Mechanics of Microstructure
  • Mesomaterials
  • Nanobiomaterials and Cell Engineering Laboratory
  • Nanomaterials
  • Natural Polymers and Photonics
  • Oxide Films and Interfaces
  • Particulate Materials
  • Plasma Processing of Materials
  • Soft Matter
Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
MSFull-TimePhiladelphia
PhDFull-TimePhiladelphia

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program

Deadlines

Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
U.S. StudentsSept. 1Nov. 23Feb. 22N/A
International StudentsJune 13N/AN/AN/A

Applications are accepted at any time. Funding options are decided on an individual basis.

International Students: Consideration for a term other than fall requires special permission from the academic department prior to application.

Requirements

For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    We prefer that you apply online to Drexel, plus we'll waive the application fee. Apply Now.

  • Transcripts

    Provide transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

  • Standardized Test Scores

    GRE test scores are required; minimum score varies.

  • Essay

    Please write approximately 500 words explaining your reasons for pursuing a degree from Drexel; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interest, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.

    Submit your essay by mail or through the Drexel University Admission Essay form.

  • Résumé

    Submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to enroll@drexel.edu.

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Two letters of recommendation are required. Use the Electronic Letter of Recommendation form to submit your recommendation letters.

  • I-20 Application and Supporting Financial Documents (international applicants only)

    Print and complete the I-20 Application Form [PDF] and submit it with your supplemental materials.

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Mailing Addresses

  • By Postal Mail
    Drexel University
    Application Processing
    PO Box 34789
    Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
  • By Express Courier
    (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
    Drexel University
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    3141 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876

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