Ph.D. On Campus

Materials Engineering

University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
7227 USD/year
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The Department of Civil and Materials Engineering (CME) at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers a program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Materials Engineering.



  • Study and research of Materials Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago is available in the areas of metallurgy, ceramics, nanomaterials, electronic materials, composites, welding and joining, solidification, corrosion, and processing. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Environmental Remediation Engineering
  • Theory of Elasticity
  • Engineering Hydrology
  • Energy Methods in Mechanics
  • Cities and Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


108 SCH

108 from the baccalaureate.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
155 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Complete transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work must be submitted.
  • Baccalaureate Field Engineering or a related field.
  • Tests Required GRE General, minimum Verbal score of 150 and minimum Quantitative score of 155 or minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative score of 305.
  • Letters of Recommendation Three required.
  • Personal Statement Required.

Tuition Fee

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    7227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7227 USD per year during 24 months.

7,227 - 17,714 USD

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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