516
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Electrical and computer engineering
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Electrical and computer engineering
Master of Science (MS) Telecommunications
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical and computer engineering
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 185
Doctoral Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral exam, qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,763
Applied
423
Accepted
166
Enrolled
24%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

516
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.74%
Black or African American 1.55%
White or Caucasian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.78%
Unknown 1.36%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

130
Total faculty
Full-time (101)
Part-time (29)
Male (117)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communications and control, electrophysics, micro-electronics, robotics, computer engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,471,661

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Rama Chellappa
Chair
Email: chella@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-3683