Ready to start a path to a career in metalcasting? Want to know where to get started? These colleges are optimal institutions to consider if you are interested in metalcasting as a career. 

Downloadable list of Metalcasting Universities from Melting Point Magazine 

Schools Offering Metalcasting Programs  

  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 
  • Arizona State University
  • California Polytechnic State University
  • California State University Chico
  • Central Washington University
  • University of Alabama Tuscaloosa
  • California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Instituto Technologico de Saltillo, Saltillo, Coah, Mexico
  • Kent State University
  • University of Michigan
  • Missouri University of Science & Tech, Rolla, MO
  • Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, MI
  • University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
  • Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
  • Mohawk College, Hamilton, ON, Canada
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, Erie, PA
  • Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
  • Purdue University-Indianapolis, IN 
  • Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI
  • Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
  • Trine University, Angola, IN
  • Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
  • University of Wisconsin Stout, Menomonie, WI
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
  • University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 
  • University of Wisconsin, Platteville, WI
  • Universidad Nac Aut de Mexico, Mexico, DF 



Studying metalcasting can pay, too. Several scholarships are available to students pursuing metalcasting as a career. The Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) offers educational programs for students and educators in the metal casting industry.  The Foundry Educational Foundation and American Foundry Society Chapters are also good resources for financial aid.

Metalcasting Scholarships Available

  • AFS-Saginaw Valley Scholarship
  • AFS Southwestern Ohio Scholarship
  • Ron & Glenn Birtwistle Mem. Scholarship
  • Donald Brunner Scholarship
  • David Laine Scholarship 
  • Paul Carey Memorial Scholarship
  • Clifford Chier-Badger Mining Corp. Scholarship
  • William. E. Conway Scholarship 
  • Tony & Elda Dorfmueller Scholarship
  • Richard Frazier Scholarship
  • Burleigh Jacobs Scholarship
  • John Deere Scholarship
  • James P. & Katherine Keating Mem. Scholarship
  • Loper Award
  • MAGMA Scholarship 
  • Modern Casting Scholarship
  • Chester V. Nass Memorial Scholarship
  • Robert W. Reesman Mem. Scholarship
  • Gary Thoe Scholarship 
  • Ray Witt Memorial Scholarship
  • Robert V. Wolf Mem. Scholarship
  • Richard Frazier Scholarship
  • Keith Millis Scholarship 
  • Ron Ruddle Scholarship