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Most Popular Schools for Materials Engineering Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and materials science principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of materials and related processes used in manufacturing in a wide variety of settings; the synthesis of new industrial materials, including marrying and bonding composites; analysis of materials requirements and specifications; and related problems of system design dependent on materials factors.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 University of Florida 101 1% $19,103
2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 94 1% $29,086
3 Davis Applied Technology College 81 6% N/A
4 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 78 1% $26,240
5 Stanford University 73 2% $60,749
6 University of Washington-Seattle Campus 71 1% $27,034
7 University of Pennsylvania 63 1% $61,800
8 Cornell University 59 1% $61,618
9 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 58 2% $59,020
10 Ohio State University-Main Campus 54 0% $25,479
11 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 52 1% $26,165
12 University of California-Los Angeles 48 0% $32,416
13 Purdue University-Main Campus 47 1% $23,242
14 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 43 0% $25,281
15 Arizona State University-Tempe 42 0% $23,837
16 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus 42 1% $23,384
17 Iowa State University 40 1% $18,920
18 University of Wisconsin-Madison 39 0% $23,931
19 Drexel University 38 1% $57,870
20 Northwestern University 37 1% $63,193
21 Stony Brook University 36 1% $22,127
22 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 36 2% $61,820
23 Lehigh University 31 2% $57,145
24 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 31 2% $58,060
25 Washington State University 30 0% $27,697
26 University of Connecticut 28 0% $27,244
27 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 28 0% $22,184
28 Clemson University 27 1% $28,502
29 University of Maryland-College Park 27 0% $23,734
30 Johns Hopkins University 26 0% $61,502
31 Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College 26 3% N/A
32 University of Dayton 26 1% $49,540
33 University of Southern California 25 0% $62,180
34 Illinois Institute of Technology 23 1% $54,677
35 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 23 1% $24,285
36 University of North Texas 23 0% $20,232
37 Michigan Technological University 23 2% $26,375
38 Boise State University 22 1% $20,944
39 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 22 0% $27,434
40 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 21 0% $27,450
41 Michigan State University 20 0% $24,648
42 Winona State University 20 1% $20,790
43 University of California-San Diego 19 0% $30,470
44 University of Alabama at Birmingham 19 0% $22,495
45 Alfred University 18 3% $39,948
46 San Jose State University 18 0% $23,629
47 Boston University 17 0% $61,446
48 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 17 0% $32,126
49 University of Utah 15 0% $21,920
50 Mountainland Applied Technology College 14 1% $1,692
51 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 12 0% $22,142
52 University of California-Merced 12 1% $33,499
53 University of Idaho 12 0% $19,598
54 University of Central Florida 12 0% $20,839
55 University of California-Irvine 12 0% $30,504
56 University of California-Davis 12 0% $33,066
57 Case Western Reserve University 12 1% $57,798
58 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 12 4% $18,762
59 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 10 0% $33,592
60 The University of Texas at Dallas 10 0% $24,784
61 Auburn University 10 0% $25,282
62 Colorado School of Mines 9 1% $30,603
63 The University of Texas at Arlington 8 0% $22,234
64 University of Virginia-Main Campus 7 0% $26,075
65 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology 7 2% $21,970
66 SUNY at Binghamton 7 0% $22,832
67 New Jersey Institute of Technology 7 0% $31,484
68 University of Kentucky 7 0% $23,732
69 Texas A & M University-College Station 7 0% $21,051
70 Wright State University-Main Campus 6 0% $22,438
71 Stevens Institute of Technology 5 0% $60,554
72 Rice University 5 0% $54,291
73 University of California-Riverside 5 0% $32,238
74 Washington University in St Louis 4 0% $61,808
75 The University of Texas at Austin 4 0% $26,156
76 The University of Texas at El Paso 4 0% $21,399
77 Missouri University of Science and Technology 3 0% $21,798
78 California Institute of Technology 3 1% $58,755
79 University of South Florida-Main Campus 3 0% $20,760
80 Florida International University 3 0% $22,968
81 Portland State University 1 0% $23,528
82 University of Maine 1 0% $23,712
83 Southern Maine Community College 1 0% $16,264
84 Salt Lake Community College 1 0% $5,022
85 Duke University 1 0% $61,748

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Materials Engineering program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.