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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Electrical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Machine learning and signal processing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Electrical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 63
Doctoral Degrees 37

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
30 semester hours of credit
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
51 credits; qualifying and preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

898
Applied
235
Accepted
80
Enrolled
26%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
81
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 semester hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 semester hours

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92
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 December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

318
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.57%
Black or African American 0.94%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.31%
Unknown 2.52%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 0
Male (36)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied physics; computer engineering; power engineering; systems engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
16,486,541

Location & Contact

Address 2420 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Prof. Susan Hagness
Chair
Email: office@ece.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-3840