81
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Electrical engineering systems
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Computing infrastructure security
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Communications
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Digital signal processing

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 4

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in computer engineering or electrical engineering
Thesis or project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in computer engineering or electrical engineering
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

82
Applied
47
Accepted
24
Enrolled
57%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in computer engineering or electrical engineering
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in computer engineering or electrical engineering
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts
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 March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.41%
Black or African American 4.94%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.47%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (2)
Male (13)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Array processing, cyber security, underwater acoustics and animal bio-acoustics, electronics and solid-state devices, photonics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,449,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Hong Liu
Graduate Program Director
Email: hliu@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8514
Fax: 508-999-8489