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Materials Science and Engineering is the manipulation and creation of materials to meet and exceed societal and technological needs.
As a MatSE student, you’ll gain an understanding of the science of materials. Students take courses in biology, chemistry, computer science, and physics. You’ll be able to tailor your curriculum to match your interests.
Industry-leading companies and vibrant start-ups rely on improved materials technologies. MatSE is a versatile discipline, and our graduates are in demand. Work may involve
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88% employed or continuing education
55% employed after graduation
33% attending graduate school
$63,282 average starting annual income
Sample employer destinations: 3M, AbbVie, IBM View All
Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Northwestern University, Stanford University View All
3.9 years to degree
94% first-year retention rate
69% four-year graduation rate
85% six-year graduation rate