1,491
Students
Urban setting
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Overview

University of Southern California / Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Telecommunications
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Electric power
Master of Science (MS) Wireless health technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer engineering
Master of Science (MS) VLSI design
Master of Science (MS) Computer engineering
Master of Science (MS) Multimedia and creative technologies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering
Engineer (Engr) Electrical engineering
(Graduate Certificate) Engineering technology commercialization

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 351
Doctoral Degrees 41
Other Advanced Degrees 2

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,986
Applied
1,063
Accepted
461
Enrolled
36%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1491
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.41%
Black or African American 1.34%
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.54%
Unknown 2.21%

Gender

Male (81%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

87
Total faculty
Full-time (56)
Part-time (31)
Male (83)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communications, computer engineering and networks, control systems, integrated circuits and systems, electromagnetics and energy conversion, micro electro-mechanical systems and nanotechnology, photonics and quantum electronics, plasma research, signal and image processing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
18,034,068

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Alexander A. Sawchuk
Chair
Email: studentinfo@ee.usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-4447