Application Process

To enroll in the MSEN program, you must first apply for admittance to the graduate school through the Online Application Process.
Graduate Application

Required Documents

Please send the following documents with your graduate application: 

Current Resume

  • All educational institutions attended, expected graduation date, and expected availability to arrive in Fayetteville. Include GPA for all degrees.
  • Listing of skills and experiences that could contribute to your success in our program.
  • Date of birth
  • U.S. citizenship status
  • All contact information (addresses, phone numbers, etc)
  • GRE Scores

Statement of Purpose

  • Short (less than 500 word) description of your professional and personal goals after your education is completed.
  • It should concentrate on how you perceive the MSEN program will support these goals.


  • Entering with BS: All undergraduate institutions attended
  • Entering with MS: All undergraduate and graduate institutions attended

Letters of Reference

  • Three letters of reference are required from professors or work supervisors that have direct knowledge of your ability to learn and direct knowledge of your work characteristics.


Graduate School

The Graduate School requires a student to send in their application and all required documents before their deadline. The Materials Science & Engineering program does not have a particular deadline date for receiving applications, but in general early applications have an advantage in securing funded positions. Deadlines for each semester are listed on the Graduate Recruitment and Admissions website.

Please Note
MSEN may only accept students into the program through the Graduate Admission process.