42
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Science (MS/MS)
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
18
Accepted
6
Enrolled
62%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 3.0; statement of purpose; 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.5/master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.2
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 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.29%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.38%
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (0)
Male (12)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computer engineering, power engineering, semiconductor and nanotechnology, electronics and VLSI, telecommunications and control, electromagnetics and plasma
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,196,562

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 454026
Las Vegas, NV  89154-4026
United States
Contact Dr. Yingtao Jiang
Chair/Professor
Email: yingtao.jiang@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-2533
Fax: 702-895-4075