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The University of Alabama

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tuscaloosa, AL

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The University of Alabama

Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for students from non ABET-accredited schools)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for students from non ABET-accredited schools)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
22
Accepted
15
Enrolled
32%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st June 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for students from non ABET-accredited schools)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work or overall
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for students from non ABET-accredited schools)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 overall

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

64
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (20)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Devices and materials, electromechanical systems, embedded systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,554,245

Location & Contact

Address 317 Houser Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487-0286
United States
Contact Dr. Tim Haskew
Department Head
Email: thaskew@eng.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-1766
Fax: 205-348-6959