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Boston University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Boston, MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Boston, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Computer engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer engineering
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Computer engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 137
Doctoral Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,304
Applied
498
Accepted
144
Enrolled
38%

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

353
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.7%
Black or African American 0.57%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.98%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communications and computer networks; signal, image, video, and multimedia processing; solid-state materials, devices, and photonics; systems, control, and reliable computing; VLSI, computer engineering and high-performance computing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8 Saint Mary's Street
Office #324
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. William C. Karl
Interim Chairman
Email: wckarl@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-9880
Fax: 617-353-6440