Best Materials Engineering Colleges in California

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Materials Engineering degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 11 Materials Engineering schools located within California. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Materials Engineering Colleges in California for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 5 Materials Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 62 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 30 Master's degrees, 22 Doctoral degrees, 10 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
2 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 3 Materials Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 65 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 27 Master's degrees, 25 Bachelor's degrees, and 13 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
3 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA

California Institute of Technology offers 4 Materials Engineering Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 22 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 11 Master's degrees, 8 Doctoral degrees, 2 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Certificates degree.

Based on 4 Reviews
4 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 1 Materials Engineering Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 41 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 41 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
5 University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA

University of California-Irvine offers 4 Materials Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 26 Master's degrees, 10 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego offers 2 Materials Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 21 Master's degrees, and 19 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
7 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 4 Materials Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 13 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews
8 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 1 Materials Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 51 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 51 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
9 University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA

University of California-Riverside offers 1 Materials Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 San Jose State University San Jose, CA

San Jose State University offers 2 Materials Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Materials Engineering with students earning 10 Master's degrees, and 8 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews

List of all Materials Engineering Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
California Institute of Technology California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
5/5
7 : 1 2,255
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
University of California-Riverside University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA
3/5
24 : 1 21,385
San Jose State University San Jose State University San Jose, CA
2/5
31 : 1 32,773
University of California-Merced University of California-Merced Merced, CA
3/5
21 : 1 6,685

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Additional Materials Engineering Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online Materials Engineering degrees

Online Materials Engineering degrees are available with as many as 41 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Materials Engineering degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Southern California 0 0 0 41 0
How many California schools offer online Materials Engineering degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Materials Engineering degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 9 Colleges 134 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 2 Colleges 1 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 6 Colleges 68 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 8 Colleges 170 Graduates
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