GRADUATE ADMISSIONS Graduate Program Deadlines General Admissions RequirementsApplication RequirementsLetters of RecommendationGRE/TOEFL/IELTSFinancial AssistanceFrequently Asked QuestionsContact Degree/Program Online Application Deadline (Application available early September 2020) All materials must be submitted by the deadline. Doctor of Philosophy (MS/Ph.D., Ph.D.) December 1, 2020 8:59 pm, Pacific Standard Time Masters of Engineering Program (M.Eng) January 6, 2021 8:59 pm, Pacific…

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Graduate Resources New Graduate Student Orientation 2020 RULES AND REQUIREMENTS Graduate Division requirements, policies, and forms can be viewed at http://grad.berkeley.edu/. Graduate Student Manual HEALTH AND WELLNESS University Health Services offers a number of resources to help you get well and stay healthy, including healthy eating tips, drug and alcohol counseling, violence prevention, sexual health counseling and  and…

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Combined B.S./M.S. ProgramThe Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the University of California, Berkeley, offers a five year combined B.S./M.S. program to our undergraduate student cohort that can be completed at the student’s pace. The research project and some Master’s course requirements are started while still in undergraduate standing. Academic program The academic…

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Why did you choose to study MSE? I love that MSE is at the interface of engineering and basic science. You get to work on real world applications while also looking and tinkering underneath the hood at the molecular/ crystal structure level.  What do you like most about MSE?  I like that you can pretty…

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Berkeley MSE Undergraduate Program ranks #2 Best in 2021 U.S News Rankings! The 2021 US News and World Reports rankings have been released and UC Berkeley’s Materials Engineering program has been ranked number 2 in the nation! The complete rankings and link to more details can be found here. Contact Us Department offices are located…

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Where did you study? I went back to school after working and restarted my education at American River Community College in Sacramento, CA. Then I transferred to UC Berkeley and majored in Materials Science and Mineral Engineering and Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Enjoying school, I decided to stay at…

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Visa Rule Rescinded “University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and President Janet Napolitano issued the following joint statement Tuesday, July 14 on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind a directive that would have forced international students to leave the country if their schools held all classes online due…

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MSE graduate student, Yin Liu wins MRS gold award! UC Berkeley MSE graduate student Yin Liu, a Ph.D. candidate in Professor Jie Yao’s research group, won the Gold Award for Graduate Student Award at the 2019 Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting. The MRS Graduate Student Awards consisting of gold and silver medals, are highly competitive…

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GRADUATE STUDENT INSTRUCTOR/ READER GSI/GSR Openings for positions as a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) and Reader are announced before the beginning of each semester. If interested, complete the Online Application (which requires a CalNet ID) Applicants must meet all Graduate Division requirements for the appointment including being a registered graduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0…

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