Why Choose Duke?

Duke UniversityThe Duke University Program in Materials Science & Engineering offers unique multidisciplinary PhD program and Master's Degree programs
on the cutting edge of current research

4 Reasons to choose Duke

  • A thriving, multidisciplinary research environment offering unique opportunities to participate in the latest research: Our program brings together Duke experts in biomaterials, computational materials discovery, electronic & photonic materials, energy materials, metamaterials and soft materials
  • A welcoming, inclusive and close-knit community of peers & mentors – students progress together in cohorts, while each student receives personal attention from faculty
  • A highly entrepreneurial culture, with the Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship program and a strong record of student, faculty and alumni startup successes
  • A terrific location in one of America’s award-winning cities—plus a lower cost of living compared to the Northeast and West Coast