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University of Rochester

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Rochester, NY

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Overview

University of Rochester / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Musical acoustics and signal processing
Master of Science (MS) Signal and image processing and communications
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical ultrasound and biomedical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Signal processing and communications
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Integrated electronics and computer engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical electronics, electron magnetism, and acoustics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 46
Doctoral Degrees 13

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching assistant (two semesters), qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

487
Applied
202
Accepted
32
Enrolled
41%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal statement, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 95

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

116
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.86%
Black or African American 2.59%
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.86%
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bio-informatics and biosensing, communications, signal processing, robotics, wireless networks
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,152,040

Location & Contact

Address 500 Computer Studies Building, PO Box 270231
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact Mark Bocko
Professor/Chair
Email: mark.bocko@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-4879