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Materials Sciences at University of Rochester

If you plan to study materials sciences, take a look at what University of Rochester has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

University of Rochester is located in Rochester, New York and approximately 11,741 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.

University of Rochester Materials Sciences Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Materials Science
  • Doctorate Degree in Materials Science

University of Rochester Materials Sciences Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in materials science, making the school the #18 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Materials Science Student Demographics at University of Rochester

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

University of Rochester Materials Sciences Master’s Program

63% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 38% of materials science master's degrees went to men and 63% went to women.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 NY, the home state for University of Rochester.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,330 $161,670
Professors 6,440 $112,000
Chemists 3,360 $85,590
Engineering Professors 2,900 $127,010
Chemistry Professors 2,270 $102,260


*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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