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University of Washington

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering and nanotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 83
Doctoral Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test - Optional (not required)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test - Optional (not required)
Thesis Required
Qualifying, general, and final exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,392
Applied
472
Accepted
132
Enrolled
34%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test - Optional (not required)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 (recommended); resume or curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, undergraduate and graduate transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test - Optional (not required)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 (recommended); resume or curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, undergraduate and graduate transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

382
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.62%
Black or African American 2.36%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 11.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.31%
Unknown 3.14%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

79
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 39
Male (63)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computing and networking, data sciences, and biosystems, photonics and nano-devices, power and energy systems, robotics and controls
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
29,000,000

Location & Contact

Address Box 352500
Paul Allen Center AE 100, 185 East Stevens Way NE
Seattle, WA  98195-2500
United States
Contact Dr. Radha Poovendran
Professor/Chair
Email: chair@ece.uw.edu
Phone: 206-543-6515
Fax: 206-543-3842

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