N201 Voelte-Keegan Nanoscience Research Center, 855 N. 16th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588, United States of America

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

N201 Voelte-Keegan Nanoscience Research Center, 855 N. 16th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588, United States of America

About

NEBRASKA CENTER FOR MATERIALS & NANOSCIENCE

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. UNL is listed by the Carnegie Foundation within the “Research Universities (very high research activity)” category. Gallup recently named the city of Lincoln the Happiest City in America. With a population of 250,000, Lincoln offers students an affordable community ideal for pursuing graduate study.

• Nebraska has an overall cost of living that ranks below the national average in all major categories, including food, housing, utilities, transportation, and health care.

• Enjoy median home prices of $135,000 and average rent for a two-bedroom apartment ranging from $625 to $750 a month.

• Low unemployment rates and predicted above-average growth rates give Lincoln an economy primed for development and opportunity. Lincoln's Chamber of Commerce details the economic outlook of the community and provides numerous resources for relocation.

• For additional information about life in Lincoln see: http://www.unl.edu/lincoln/.

Program Requirements

Master's:
Several options exist, including thesis and non-thesis. Generally, 30 or 36 hours of coursework are required, depending on the option chosen. See Graduate Studies Bulletin for details.

Doctorate:
Ninety credit hours are required, with research credits included. A grade of B or better is required. No foreign language is required. Twenty-seven hours and 18 consecutive months must be completed in residence.
GRE Requirements: Recommended
Physics GRE Requirements: Recommended
TOEFL Requirements: Required

Description of your department culture

Our program is interdisciplinary and highly collaborative, with many opportunities for education, outreach, and social events.