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Tufts University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Medford, MA

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Overview

Tufts University / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Medford, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Philosophy (PhD/PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Bioengineering Signals and systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 6

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

203
Applied
68
Accepted
21
Enrolled
33%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

104
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.92%
Black or African American 0.96%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.96%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication theory, networks, protocol, and transmission technology; simulation and modeling; digital processing technology; image and signal processing for security and medical applications; integrated circuits and VLSI
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 161 College Avenue
Medford, MA  02155
United States
Contact Dr. Tom Vandervelde
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 617-627-5126

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