George Mason University

Volgenau School of Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering (Ph.D)


Office of Graduate Admissions

MS 6A3

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Electrical and Computer Engineering (Ph.D)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers a doctoral program in Electrical and Computer Engineering. This program is the only combined electrical and computer engineering doctoral program in Virginia, and prepares students for leadership roles in academia, industry, and government settings. It has a strong and growing reputation, as Ph.D. graduates from the department have become professors at other universities and researchers in various industrial and government research centers.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

George Mason University requires graduate applicants to hold a credential that we evaluate to be comparable to a four-year bachelor’s degree. Comparability is determined by a review of your grades, the rigor and content of your curriculum, and other factors as required by your graduate program or department. All applicants must submit a complete credential package by the appropriate deadline. Failure to do so may result in a late review of your application or denial of admission due to insufficient academic credentials. Complete credentials include course transcripts for each semester completed in your degree program, and the degree certificate or diploma if a graduation date, with the name of your degree, is not listed on the transcript You must submit all credentials in both the original language and English. The English translation must be literal,or word-for-word.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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