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Illinois Institute of Technology

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Illinois Institute of Technology / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Science (MS/MS)
Master of Science (MS) Computer engineering
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Power engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer engineering
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Electricity markets
Master of Applied Science (MAS) VLSI and microelectronics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Telecommunications and software engineering
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Biomedical imaging and signals
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Network engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 155
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1100 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.5 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1100 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.5 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,461
Applied
970
Accepted
206
Enrolled
39%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1100 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.5 Analytical Writing)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1100 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.5 Analytical Writing)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

529
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.38%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.84%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 3
Male (26)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication systems, wireless networks, computer systems, computer networks, wireless security, cloud computing and micro-electronics; electromagnetics and electronics; power and control systems; signal and image processing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3301 South Dearborn Street
Siegel Hall, Suite 103
Chicago, IL  60616
United States
Contact Dr. Ashfaq Khokhar
Chair/Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Email: ashfaq@iit.edu
Phone: 312-567-5780
Fax: 312-567-8976