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We are delighted you are considering pursuing graduate studies in Materials Science & Engineering. Applying to graduate school is an important step toward your future – and we’re here to help. To apply to our graduate program, please see below.

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College-Level Graduate Admission Requirements

All graduate engineering applications will be submitted using EngineeringCAS, a centralized application service. 

The Materials Science and Engineering Department does not require GRE scores for admission.

College-Level Graduate Admissions

Deadlines for domestic and international applicants:

Entering Semester Program Open Close Priority Funding
Fall Ph.D. Active Rolling until May 1 January 15
Fall M.S./M.Eng. Active January 15 None
Spring Ph.D. Active Rolling until October 1 September 1
Spring  M.S./M.Eng. Active September 1 None

Application fee & waiver information

Ph.D. applicants are not required to pay to apply; they must initiate the application and provide the following items for free admission pre-screening consideration (Transcripts, CV/Resume, Statement of Purpose, (3) Recommendations, and international applicants English Language Proficiency); and then STOP do not pay to submit/apply. If approved for admission, you will receive an email with a fee waiver and be directed to apply formally! You will not be reimbursed if you pay. The MSEN Admission Committee has full access to review and make decisions on in-progress applicants as long as the abovementioned requirements are provided, and unofficial records will be satisfactory for admissions review.

Masters applicants are required to pay the application fee, and no fee waivers will be provided; please do submit inquiries.  

U.S. Citizen/Domestic Applicants: $123 - Texas A&M University fee ($65) + Engineering Processing Fee ($58)

International Applicants: $148 - Texas A&M University fee ($90) + EngineeringCAS Processing Fee ($58)

Please do not send emails requesting an application fee waiver; they will not be reviewed. The process is outlined above for both doctoral and masters applicants.

Quick Admit Graduate Program 

This program is only for current TAMU undergraduates; MSEN’s Quick Admit Graduate Program provides an expedited review process for our Master’s programs. MSEN accepts applications from both engineering & science bachelor’s degree programs. Students who wish to pursue a master’s degree in the same department from which they are graduating will be automatically admitted if they have a 3.25 GPA or higher— all others will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Important: You may only apply to one program at no cost.

Deadline: Fall (June 1), Spring (October 1)

Apply to the quick admit graduate program here. 


For Technical Assistance with the application, contact EngineeringCAS for support using the application system at 857-304-2048 or

All admissions questions must be directed . Any other correspondence outside of the mentioned email will result in delayed responses. MSEN kindly requests that you do not send duplicate requests. It is not an effective communication method and will not expedite response times. Please allow 5-7 business days for a response before sending a gentle reminder.