Applying to the Nanoscience & Microsystems Engineering Graduate Program

Application Process and Materials

  • Domestic and International applications applications should apply to the University online
    • College: “Interdisciplinary”
    • Department: “Interdisciplinary”
    • Major: “NSMS”
    • Program: either Masters NSMS or PhD NSMS
  • The online application process will guide you through which materials are required by the University to finalize your application.
  • The department also requires a Letter of Intent, and three letters of recommendation.
  • The Letter of Intent should briefly describe your experience and objectives in undertaking graduate study in Nanoscience & Microsystems Engineering and be submitted through the online system.
  • (One) IELTS, TOEFL, Duolingo English Test, Cambridge CAE or CPE for International Applications are required and should be submitted to the University directly by ETS (Institution code = 4845; no department code is needed). During the online process, please report your scores unofficially for review.
  • Recommendation letters should be submitted directly by your recommenders through the online system. Specific directions are included within the application system.

Application Deadlines

Apply by the priority deadline for best consideration for research assistantships or other departmental financial aid.

  Priority Deadlines Final Deadlines
Fall January 15 July 15 (Domestic)
April 15 (International)
Spring May 1 November 15 (Domestic)
August 1 (International)
Summer May 1 (Domestic)
February 1 (International)
May 1 (Domestic)
February 1 (International)

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