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The University of Texas at Dallas

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Richardson, TX

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Overview

The University of Texas at Dallas / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Richardson, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Computer engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering
Master of Science in Telecommunications Engineering (MSTE) Telecommunications engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) Electrical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Telecommunications engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 270
Doctoral Degrees 47

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
Thesis or major design project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,973
Applied
527
Accepted
165
Enrolled
27%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in related bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

706
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.13%
Black or African American 0.14%
White or Caucasian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.42%
Unknown 0.57%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 4
Male (44)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Semiconductor device manufacturing, photonics devices and systems, signal processing and language technology, nano-fabrication, energy efficient digital systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 West Campbell Road
Mailstop EC33
Richardson, TX  75080
United States
Contact Dr. Lawrence Overzet
Department Head
Email: overzet@utdallas.edu
Phone: 972-883-2154
Fax: 972-883-2710