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The University of Akron

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Akron, OH

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The University of Akron

Overview

The University of Akron / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer engineering
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Computer engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Oral comprehensive exam or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam, qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

77
Applied
38
Accepted
13
Enrolled
49%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 with bachelor's degree, 3.5 with master's degree; three letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

70
Total Graduate Students
90%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.43%
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 1
Male (15)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational electromagnetics and nondestructive testing, control systems, sensors and actuators applications and networks, alternative energy systems and hybrid vehicles, analog integrated circuit (IC) design, embedded systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,504,902

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Joan Carletta
Interim Chair
Email: carlett@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-5993

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