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Materials Sciences at Catholic University of America

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Materials Sciences at Catholic University of America

If you are interested in studying materials sciences, you may want to check out the program at Catholic University of America. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

CUA is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 5,366 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Materials Sciences section at the bottom of this page.

CUA Materials Sciences Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Materials Science

CUA Materials Sciences Rankings

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In 2021, 5 students received their master’s degree in materials science from CUA. This makes it the #15 most popular school for materials science master’s degree candidates in the country.

Materials Science Student Demographics at CUA

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the materials science majors at Catholic University of America.

CUA Materials Sciences Master’s Program

80% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 5 students who earned a master's degree in Materials Sciences from CUA in 2020-2021, 20% were men and 80% were women.


In the materials science master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 40% of degree recipients. That is 13% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Catholic University of America with a master's in materials science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

CUA also has a doctoral program available in materials science. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Materials Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in materials science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for Catholic University of America.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Architectural and Engineering Managers 1,360 $152,130
Natural Sciences Managers 1,200 $132,310
Chemists 260 $120,980


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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