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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical and computer engineering
Master of Science (MS) Electrical and computer engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 56
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Final oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

570
Applied
263
Accepted
59
Enrolled
46%

Applying

58
Application Fee - Domestic
58
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.000
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.000

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

194
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.09%
Black or African American 0.52%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.09%
Unknown 2.58%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 11
Male (30)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computer Systems and Communications; Electric Power and Energy; Nanoscale Electronics and Photonics; and Signal Processing and Controls
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,858,000

Location & Contact

Address 1238 Benedum Hall
3700 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
United States
Contact Dr. Alan George
Chairman
Email: alan.george@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-6248000
Fax: 412-6248003

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