University of California, Irvine

Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering


UC Irvine Graduate Division

University of California

Irvine, CA 92697

United States


(949) 824-5544


(949) 824-7993

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Electrical and Computer Engineering, M.S. - Electrical and Computer Engineering;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a concentration in Electrical Engineering, Computer Networks and Distributed Computing, Computer Graphics and Visualization, or Computer Systems and Software. The Electrical Engineering concentration includes optics and electronic devices and circuits, communications, signal processing, machine vision, power electronics, and systems engineering. The Computer Networks and Distributed Computing concentration covers design and evaluation of computer networks and distributed computer systems, and their integration into a comprehensive computing system. The Computer Graphics and Visualization Concentration provides students with a solid base in the design, development and evaluation of scientific and information visualization systems.The Computer Systems and Software concentration covers all aspects of computer systems design, from digital VLSI to system software.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

International Student Requirements:

Students whose primary language is not English are required to take the TOEFL exam. Minimum scores as are follows: 550 pBT, 213 cBT, 80 iBT.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Tuition assistance is available through student loans

Locale: Midsize City

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