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The University of Tennessee

Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Knoxville, TN

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Overview

The University of Tennessee / Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
Master of Science (MS) Computer engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science
Master of Science (MS) Reliability and maintainability engineering
Master of Science (MS) Computer science
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 39

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for MS students pursuing research thesis)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

459
Applied
181
Accepted
90
Enrolled
39%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline June 15th June 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for MS students pursuing research thesis)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7 (for U.S. degree holders), 3.0 (for international degree holders); 3 references; personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 on previous graduate course work; 3 references; personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

272
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.47%
Black or African American 2.57%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.74%
Unknown 1.84%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

84
Total faculty
Full-time - 65
Part-time - 19
Male (66)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Artificial intelligence and visualization; microelectronics, mixed-signal electronics, VLSI, embedded systems; scientific and distributed computing; computer vision, robotics, and image processing; power electronics, power systems, communications
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
18,493,000

Location & Contact

Address Min H. Kao Building, Suite 401
Knoxville, TN  37966
United States
Contact Dr. Leon Tolbert
Head
Email: tolbert@utk.edu
Phone: 865-974-3461
Fax: 865-974-5483