Materials Science and Engineering Rankings

Material Science and Engineering Rankings listed based on NRC rankings. Click here to see additional US University Rankings and difference between S and R Ranks.

Materials Science Rankings USA

No University Name R-Rank S-Rank
1 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SANTA BARBARA [1-1] [1-1]
2 MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY [2-3] [3-12]
3 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA [2-9] [6-30]
4 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY [3-9] [2-3]
5 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY [3-9] [3-15]
6 PENN STATE UNIVERSITY [3-8] [6-28]
7 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN [4-9] [3-21]
8 UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST [4-11] [3-15]
9 STANFORD UNIVERSITY [5-10] [3-18]
10 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-BERKELEY [6-11] [3-11]
11 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-LOS ANGELES [10-16] [9-28]
12 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-TWIN CITIES [10-18] [8-38]
13 UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON [10-61] [7-53]
14 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY [11-28] [8-37]
15 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO [11-24] [11-42]
16 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-ANN ARBOR [11-22] [10-35]
17 CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY [12-24] [8-36]
18 GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY [12-25] [11-43]
19 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY [12-28] [7-39]
20 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN [13-28] [8-35]
21 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-DAVIS [14-30] [7-31]
22 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-ANN ARBOR [14-30] [15-43]
23 OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS [15-33] [25-56]
24 UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE [15-34] [23-55]
25 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA [15-35] [16-47]
26 STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT STONY BROOK [17-34] [13-40]
27 WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY [18-36] [18-50]
28 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA [20-36] [16-45]
29 RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE [21-38] [17-47]
30 CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY [22-43] [30-60]
31 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK [22-40] [35-64]
32 CORNELL UNIVERSITY [23-38] [33-63]
33 NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY [23-44] [38-68]
34 DREXEL UNIVERSITY [24-44] [6-29]
35 UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE [24-46] [26-55]
36 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY [25-42] [14-49]
37 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH CAMPUS [29-55] [49-73]
38 PURDUE UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS [30-48] [42-70]
39 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL [30-58] [8-35]
40 UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON [30-49] [16-49]
41 LEHIGH UNIVERSITY [31-54] [72-82]
42 UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA [31-57] [13-45]
43 BROWN UNIVERSITY [33-60] [11-42]
44 UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT [33-52] [18-52]
45 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON [33-55] [37-64]
46 CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY [34-57] [67-80]
47 UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT [34-53] [20-55]
48 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND COLLEGE PARK [35-56] [28-61]
49 IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY [37-62] [33-65]
50 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE [38-58] [25-54]
51 INDIANA UNIVERSITY PURDUE UNIVERSITY INDIANAPOLIS [40-79] [31-59]
52 GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY [41-69] [26-59]
53 UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (UAB)/THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (UAH))/UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (UA) [41-66] [61-78]
54 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MAIN CAMPUS [41-64] [39-69]
55 UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA [42-64] [45-72]
56 UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA [44-65] [34-64]
57 UNIVERSITY OF AKRON [45-69] [19-51]
58 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH [45-67] [34-67]
59 RUTGERS THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY NEW BRUNSWICK CAMPUS [46-67] [74-82]
60 UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT [47-69] [61-80]
61 MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY [48-68] [72-81]
62 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH [49-69] [41-73]
63 UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY [51-70] [47-72]
64 VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY [52-71] [67-80]
65 AUBURN UNIVERSITY [54-72] [65-80]
66 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY [54-74] [62-80]
67 UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – ROLLA [55-69] [40-69]
68 VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY [56-75] [42-71]
69 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY [57-73] [52-76]
70 VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY [58-78] [8-37]
71 UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT [59-78] [34-68]
72 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI [60-77] [61-80]
73 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO [61-77] [80-83]
74 UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON [68-80] [46-74]
75 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS [68-80] [46-73]
76 AUBURN UNIVERSITY [69-80] [47-74]
77 UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – ROLLA [70-81] [70-81]
78 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA – LINCOLN [70-81] [50-76]
79 UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (UAB)/THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (UAH))/UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (UA) [72-81] [41-72]
80 NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY [73-81] [52-77]
81 RICE UNIVERSITY [76-83] [3-20]
82 UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – ROLLA [79-83] [82-83]
83 UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA RENO [79-83] [48-72]

Source – NRC Data Based Survey – 2010

8 Comments

  1. vishal n on August 8, 2012 at 7:55 AM

    my cgpa is 5.9.My gre score is 300.I wanted to pursue masters in material science.Where will i get Admission.Plz reply

  2. Liang Yu on July 25, 2012 at 8:50 AM

    Good

  3. medha on November 19, 2011 at 3:32 AM

    My aggregate till 3rd year of B.Tech is 68
    GRE is 1110 quant-730 verbal-380
    I would like to do masters in material science in USA please suggest me universities that suit my profile

    • gourav on April 20, 2012 at 7:01 PM

      hi medha,,r u get admitted for masters in materials science????in which univ???

  4. Kaustubh Asawa on October 29, 2011 at 8:01 AM

    I have completed my mechanical engg. with 62% aggre.,,no kts , and final year 72%..
    I have given many technical papers ppt. ..
    My gre score is 1400/1600..
    And my Toefl score is 110/120
    can i get in top 15 material science colleges in U.S.

  5. manpreet kaur on April 11, 2011 at 1:36 AM

    sir,i had msged u before also but no reply for my ques.Please reply me as i had got 6bands in ielts and passed b.tech with 71% so iwant to know good universities for MS in ECE or IT in USA mainly in CA and what is visa chances with this profile.Plz reply me soon eagerly waiting for reply.????

  6. dharti on February 20, 2011 at 5:31 PM

    I have completed my Masters in Material Science from Baroda,India.I am in USA since last 10 months.As any one can help me to suggest the good university for Ph.D

    in Nano Technology?

  7. Abul Hossain on December 12, 2010 at 10:01 AM

    I have completed my M.Sc.Engg. in materials and metallurgical engg. Now i am finding a scholarship to pursue my Ph.D in the field. I am intersted to study in US or Canadian university.I am waiting for your kind reply.

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