Graduate Student Applicants

Greetings from Auburn University!

Auburn Univ. Graduate School 106 Hargis Hall Auburn, AL 36849

Auburn University's Materials Engineering curriculum offers Master of Materials Engineering (non-thesis, distance education), Master of Materials Science (with thesis), Master of Materials Science (without thesis) and Doctorate of Philosophy graduate degrees.

Before considering which degree path fits you best, please review the Graduate School General Admissions Requirements.

How to Apply


Auburn University Materials Engineering Program observes a rolling admission process without a deadline to apply.

Required Application Documents:

The following should be submitted directly to the Graduate School via the online application

  1. All undergraduate and post secondary transcripts
  2. GRE scores
  3. TOEFL (ETS institution code 1005) or IELTS scores*
  4. 3 Support letters uploaded to online application
  • TOEFL score baseline provided by the Graduate School: 550 PBT, 79 IBT and above
  • IELTS score core baseline provided by the Graduate School: 6.5 and above

*Prospective international graduate students only. Students awarded an undergraduate or post-secondary degree from an English speaking school are exempt (contact Penny Christopher <pzc0003 @> for details).

Materials Engineering Requirement Documents:

The following should be individually sent in .PDF format to the department Graduate Admission Officer:

Dr. Z.Y. Cheng (chengzh @
275 Wilmore Labs
Auburn, AL 36849-5341

  1. CV/Resume
  2. Personal Statement expressing sound reason for your pursuit of an advanced Materials Engineering degree

Financial support is available and arranged after admission. Read more about this topic here.

Last Updated: Apr 28, 2017