Why Choose Duke?

The 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

  • Vibrant, multidisciplinary research environment: Including Duke experts in biomaterials, computational materials discovery, electronic & photonic materials, energy materials, metamaterials and soft materials
  • Welcoming, inclusive and close-knit community: Students progress together in cohorts, while each student receives personal mentorship and attention from faculty
  • Duke's highly entrepreneurial culture: We have a strong record of student, faculty and alumni startup success
  • Our terrific location and lower cost of living: Especially when compared to Boston, New York, Atlanta or California