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Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Ohio State University

60 months
Duration
40605 USD/year
37396 USD/year
12679 USD/year
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About

The Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate program at the The Ohio State University offers degrees leading to either a master of science or doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering and there are many specializations to choose from. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • The graduate program at the The Ohio State University prepares students for technical leadership roles in industry, academia and government. The training provides students with a fundamental understanding of engineering sciences so that graduates can develop creative and innovative approaches to the world's important engineering problems. 
  • The purpose of the PhD program in Electrical and Computer Engineering is to produce graduates who can think independently and solve engineering problems based on first-principle scientific and mathematical concepts. The training to produce such a graduate involves the in-depth study of a challenging research problem that has not been previously solved or has not been solved to a desired level of effectiveness. The student is expected to work closely with a faculty advisor on the research problem (resulting in a dissertation), and it is expected that the overwhelming majority of his/her time in the PhD program will be devoted to solving the research problem.

Programme Structure

  • Because of the emphasis of the ECE graduate program on research, a greater share of financial aid is reserved for those students pursuing the PhD degree. Most of the PhD students are on either a fellowship (from the university or other external sources) or a graduate assistantship from the university. There are two tracks that lead to a PhD degree depending on the highest degree obtained at the time of admission.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

Submit documentation that demonstrates fulfillment of the following:

  • A baccalaureate or professional degree (or equivalent foreign credential)
  • A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Prerequisite training that will enable you to pursue your program
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40605 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40605 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    37396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37396 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    12679 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12679 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Most of the PhD students are on either a fellowship (from the university or other external sources) or a graduate assistantship from the university. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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