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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering College of Engineering Boston University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 31%69%
    student ratio
  • 265
    total students
  • $42,400 | $42,400
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 15
    fall application deadline
  • 24%
    acceptance rate
  • 8 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Photonics Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Electrical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Computer Engineering Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 55
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • 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 Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 810
    • Accepted 201
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 112
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$42,400
    • Out-of-state tuition *$42,400
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students265
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students265
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian49%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian27%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown16%

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. David Castanon

Interim Chairman

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

Mr. Stephen Doherty

Director of Graduate Programs

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



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