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Wayne State University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 92
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended if BS is not from ABET-accredited university)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

386
Applied
118
Accepted
29
Enrolled
31%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended if BS is not from ABET-accredited university)
Master's Degree Requirements BS from ABET-accredited university
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.5 with major or substantial specialized work in proposed doctoral major field, or master's degree in electrical and computer engineering with minimum master's GPA of 3.6

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

200
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1%
White or Caucasian 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 1.5%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (17%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioengineering and bioelectromagnetics; computer engineering; control theory; information and communication theory; networks and computer-aided design; parallel and distributed systems; neural networks (soft computing); optical engineering; power systems; software engineering; solid state devices; smart sensors and VLSI
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,090,000

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Mohammed Ismail Elnaggar
Department Chair
Email: gd8686@wayne.edu
Phone: 734-284-3100

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