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Materials Science and Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy Degree

Application Information

Applicants to the program should apply through The Graduate School website. Please direct any questions about applications and admission to Graduate Program Director Dev Chidambaram at

Application deadlines

The Graduate School accepts applications on a rolling basis; however, to receive full consideration for financial support, you should meet the following deadlines:

  • Fall semester: March 15
  • Spring semester: October 1

Financial support

Ph.D. students are eligible for both research assistantships and teaching assistantships. Research assistantships are given by individual faculty members, while teaching assistantships are state-funded and are awarded by the department.

Housing Options

The University offers on-campus housing for graduate students. Visit the graduate housing website to learn more about living at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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