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Prairie View A&M University

College of Engineering

Prairie View, TX

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Overview

Prairie View A&M University / College of Engineering is located in Prairie View, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) Computer science
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (MSCIS) Computer information systems
Master of Science in Engineering (MS Engr) General engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering (PhDEE) Electrical engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) Electrical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 66

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 900)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

122
Applied
105
Accepted
67
Enrolled
86%

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 Yes
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 900)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in engineering from ABET-accredited institution
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

237
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.27%
Black or African American 29.54%
White or Caucasian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.53%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 1
Male (20)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Electrical and computer engineering: big data analysis, wireless communications, bioinformatics and computational biology, space radiation; computer science: cloud computing, cyber security; chemical engineering: thermochemical processing of biofuel, photochemical modeling; civil and environmental engineering: environmental sustainability, water resources, structure; mechanical engineering: thermal science, nanocomposites, computational fluid dynamics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 700 University Drive
PO Box 519
Prairie View, TX  77446
United States
Contact Dr. Shield Lin
Dean
Email: shlin@pvamu.edu
Phone: 936-261-9958
Fax: 936-261-9868