The George Washington University

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Electrical Engineering


Phillips Hall, Room 107, 801 22nd Street, N.W.

Funger Hall, Suite 301


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Electrical Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

GW's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees and two professional degrees (engineer and applied scientist) in electrical engineering. Graduate students choose focus areas from among communications and networks; electrical power and energy; electromagnetics, radiation systems and microwave engineering; and signal and image processing, systems and controls. Our location in Washington, D.C. - home to one of the nation's largest concentrations of high-technology enterprises - gives our students and faculty access to new advances in technology through government agencies, private industry and defense centers. GW’s doctoral program is designed to prepare students for careers of creative scholarship by providing focused knowledge in the students’ chosen area of specialty and guidance for research. Students in our master’s program benefit from a flexible schedule that includes both late afternoon and evening classes. Additionally, students may choose a thesis or non-thesis option.


Middle States

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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