53
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Electrical Engineering is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
38
Accepted
13
Enrolled
67%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st August 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all junior and senior electrical and computer engineering and mathematics courses attempted, letters of evaluation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.77%
Black or African American 5.66%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (90%)
Female (9%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time (4)
Part-time (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Low-power analog and RF circuit design for sensors and biomedical instrumentation, mathematical foundations of quantum electronics, intelligent control of respiratory therapy, mobile and cloud computing, information theoretical foundations for software
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,294

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Murat Tanik
Chair
Email: mtanik@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-8440
Fax: 205-975-3337