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Why MatSE at Illinois?

Your creative energy, technical skills and collaborative spirit is needed to invent new materials and provide sustainable solutions. Become a materials game-changer.

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Be at the forefront of technology and make a difference in the world. Apply to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign's Department of Materials Science and Engineering today. We're devoted to the understanding, design, fabrication and engineering of materials that underpin and drive the modern world. With materials, we construct the world, understanding and manipulating them to drive technological, sustainability and scientific progress.

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Undergraduate Program Rank (2021 U.S. News and World Report)

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Graduate Program Rank (2021 U.S. News and World Report)

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square feet of state-of-the-art laboratories