Undergraduate Admissions


Questions about the undergraduate program in materials science and engineering may be directed to Dr. Raymond Phaneuf. You may also send questions about our undergraduate program to mseundergrad@umd.edu, or see if we're available for an online chat at AOL IM screen name mseatumd.


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The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland offers an undergraduate program which is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. For more information, see www.abet.org.

All Materials Science and Engineering majors must meet admission, progress and retention standards of the A. James Clark School of Engineering.

Students who wish to study at the Clark School apply for admission to the University of Maryland; there is no separate application for engineering. When filling out the university application, you may choose materials science and engineering as your intented major. You may also apply as an undecideded engineering major. For complete information about applying to the University of Maryland, please visit:

Prospective undergraduate engineering students may also send admission inquiries to: prospengr@umd.edu.

We are delighted that you are interested in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland, and hope you will consider joining us. Open houses are scheduled throughout the year for prospective students.