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Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nanoscale devices and systems
Master of Science (MS) Intelligent systems, robotics and control
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electronic circuits and systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical devices and systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Photonics
Master of Science (MS) Medical devices and systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied physics
Master of Science (MS) Applied physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication theory and systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nanoscale devices and systems
Master of Science (MS) Computer engineering
Master of Science (MS) Signal and image processing
Master of Science (MS) Electronic circuits and systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Signal and image processing
Master of Science (MS) Photonics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied ocean science
Master of Science (MS) Applied ocean science
Master of Science (MS) Communication theory and systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Intelligent systems, robotics and control

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 180
Doctoral Degrees 33

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,651
Applied
853
Accepted
283
Enrolled
32%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume or curriculum vitae (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume or curriculum vitae (recommended)
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
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

772
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied ocean science; applied physics; communication theory and systems; computer engineering; electronic circuits and systems; intelligent systems, robotics and control; medical devices and systems; nanoscale devices and systems; photonics; signal and image processing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact Truong Nguyen
Chair
Email: nguyent@ece.ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-822-5554