M.S. Materials Science and Engineering

Columbia University

New York, New York, USA
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • Materials science and engineering is concerned with synthesis, processing, structure, and properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, and other materials, with emphasis on understanding and exploiting relationships among structure, properties, and applications requirements
  • The program offers graduate studies leading to the Master of Science (MS) Students interested in materials science and engineering enroll in the materials science and engineering program in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • First-year graduate courses provide a common base of knowledge and technical skills for more advanced courses and for research
  • In addition to course work, students usually begin an association with a research group, individual laboratory work, and participation in graduate seminars during their first year
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2757193 INR
Hostel & Meals1496733 INR
Insurance269230 INR
Transportation83713 INR
Application Fee6225 INR
International Student Fee16113 INR
Health Service Fee 89353 INR
Document Fee7690 INR
Facilities Fee 77781 INR
SEAS Graduate Student ActivitiesFee29296 INR
Books & Supplies 153804 INR
Personal Expenses 395496 INR
Total2625434 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in a related field received from an institution of acceptable standing
ExamsTOEFL: Accepted

IELTS: Accepted

GRE: Accepted

PTE: Accepted

Additional info
  • Regarding GRE:
    • There are no minimum test score requirements to apply for admission consideration
    • The average GRE quantitative scores for past entering classes, in recent years, rank around 91%. Therefore, it is recommended that the applicant's scores in this section be comparable
  • Regarding ELP Exams
    • There are no minimum test score requirements to apply for admission consideration. However, it may be necessary to improve the applicant's English proficiency if he/she scored:
      • 99 or lower on the TOEFL internet-based test; or
      • 6.5 or lower on the IELTS
      • 68 or lower on the PTE Academic

Documents Required:

  • Official transcript copies from every post-secondary institution attended
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Personal statement
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • An interview may be requested
  • Translation of the official transcript(s) and degree/diploma certificate(s) if the institution(s) attended does not issue transcripts in English
  • The translation must be conducted by a reputable service provider
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