Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering College of Engineering Boston University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering College of Engineering Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
27%
73%
student ratio
320
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
27%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Electrical Engineering Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Photonics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 109
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,121
    • Accepted 305
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 158
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students320
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students320
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian24%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty45
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage7%
    • Male Percentage93%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunications and computer networks; signal, image, video, and multimedia processing; solid-state materials, devices, and photonics; systems, control, and reliable computing; VLSI, computer engineering and high-performance computing
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering
Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

Dr. William Karl

Interim Chairman

Phone: 617-353-9880
Fax: 617-353-6440
Email: wckarl@bu.edu

Dr. Solomon Eisenberg

Sr. Associate Dean of Academic Programs

Phone: 617-353-9760
Fax: 617-353-0259
Email: enggrad@bu.edu


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