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University of South Carolina

Department of Electrical Engineering

Columbia, SC

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Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Electrical Engineering is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Engineering (ME)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 27
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

117
Applied
29
Accepted
24
Enrolled
25%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

123
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.63%
Black or African American 3.25%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.5%

Gender

Male (87%)
Female (12%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Microelectronics, photonics, wireless communications, signal integrity, energy and control systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,479,628

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Tangali Sudarshan
Phone: 803-777-7000

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