University of Colorado Denver

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Electrical Engineering

Address:

1380 Lawrence St., Room 1251

Denver, CO 80217

United States

Phone:

1-303-315-2183

Fax:

1-303-315-5829

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD in Engineering and Applied Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The electrical engineering master of science program and the multidisciplinary engineering and pplied science PhD offer exciting opportunities to pursue graduate degrees in a number of traditional as well as new areas of emphasis.

Practicing engineers can extend and update their professional capabilities through credit and/or non-credit courses, as well as earn graduate education in management, public policy, environmental science, computer science, or other areas of engineering through complimentary multi-disciplinary master of engineering program.

For graduate programs in electrical engineering, students may choose from the following areas of concentration: Communications and Signal Processing, Controls and Signal Processing, Microelectronics and VLSI, Fields, Waves and Optics, Computer Engineering and Embedded System Design, and Energy and Power Systems. 

Accreditation:

The University of Colorado Denver is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Eligibility Requirements:

Application Requirements: • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) reported directly to the University code 4875 (required for PhD) • For master's programs, applicants must submit evidence of adequate preparation for graduate study by either (a) submitting official GRE scores, or (b) documenting an earned bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.00 or higher from an institution accredited by a U.S. accreditation body, or an earned master’s degree with a GPA of 3.50 or higher from an institution accredited by a U.S. accreditation body. • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.00 • Online Graduate School application • $50.00 application fee • One (1) official transcript of all academic work completed to date • Three (3) letters of recommendation

International Student Requirements:

International students must meet ALL of the standard requirements and also must provide: • Original transcripts and documentation in English (or a certified English translation) of the completion of a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or the equivalent • Documents required to process immigration documents • Certified English translation of all academic records and references not in English • $75.00 international non-refundable application fee • Evidence of proficiency in English as demonstrated by one of the following: - Citizen of a country whose official language is English - Composite score of 75 or above on the TOEFL or composite score of 6.5 or above on the IELTS - Graduate of CU Denver’s ESL Academy - Earned bachelor’s degree or higher from a foreign or US accredited institution where the language of instruction was English. - Earned a bachelor’s degree from the US or successful completion of at least 2 semesters (12 credits) of full-time study in a graduate-level master’s program at an accredited institution with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Students are encouraged to work with the University's Financial Aid Office to obtain information on financial aid opportunities. University of Colorado Denver FASFA Code: 004508

Locale: Large City

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