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Rice University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Houston, TX

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Overview

Rice University / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Electrical Engineering (MBA/MEE)
Master of Electrical Engineering (MEE) Electrical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Circuits, controls, and communication systems
Master of Science (MS) Computer science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Lasers, microwaves, and solid-state electronics
Master of Science (MS) Bioengineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Circuits, controls, and communication systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Lasers, microwaves, and solid-state electronics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioengineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

442
Applied
43
Accepted
19
Enrolled
10%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

89
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.25%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.25%

Gender

Male (88%)
Female (11%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 5
Male (26)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physical electronics, systems, computer engineering, bioengineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,605,000

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Dr. Behnaam Aazhang
Phone: 713-348-0000

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