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George Mason University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 158
Doctoral Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 69

Earning Your Degree

Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (waived for GMU electrical and computer engineering master's graduates with minimum GPA of 3.0)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis or scholarly paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

344
Applied
267
Accepted
93
Enrolled
78%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Personal goals statement; 2 official copies of transcripts; self-evaluation form; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; official bank statement; photocopy of passport; proof of financial support
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (waived for GMU electrical and computer engineering master's graduates with minimum GPA of 3.0)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal goals statement; 2 official copies of transcripts; self-evaluation form; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; official bank statement; photocopy of passport; proof of financial support

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

351
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.13%
Black or African American 6.55%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.28%
Two or more races 1.99%
Unknown 2.85%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

73
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 36
Male (62)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication networks, signal processing, system failure diagnosis, multiprocessors, material processing using microwave energy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,807,113

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 1G5
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Monson Hayes
Chair
Email: hayes@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-1570
Fax: 703-993-1601

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