The master's degree program in Electrical Engineering provides advanced preparation for professional practice through a highly customizable, coursework-based curriculum.
The information on this page is intended for external applicants who wish to pursue the MS degree on a full-time basis. Please see below for other MS admission processes in the EE department.
Are you a current Stanford undergraduate student? See Coterm Admissions Overview
Are you a current Stanford doctoral student outside the EE department? See Adding the MS Overview
Application Timeline & Deadlines
|Late-September to early-October||Online application opens|
|October 6, 2021||Knight-Hennessy Scholars (KHS) application deadline. KHS is an optional scholarship program. Read description below.|
|November 5, 2021||Deadline to take TOEFL to ensure timely arrival of scores|
|December 7, 2021||Deadline for Autumn 2022-2023|
|Late February 2022||Notification of admission decision sent via email|
|April 15, 2022||Deadline for admitted students to respond to offer of admission|
Did You Know?
• Applications are reviewed on an annual basis for autumn quarter start only.
• December 7, 2021 is the application deadline for Autumn 2022-2023.
• MS students complete 45 units of study based on an individually designed course plan that satisfies the department's depth, breadth, and technical course requirements. There is no thesis requirement.
• Typical completion time for the MS degree is 1.5-2 years for full-time students.
|MS Financial Assistance||Learn about funding options for MS students in our department.|
|MS FAQ||Find answers to frequently asked questions.|
|Joint Degree Programs||Explore pathways to pursue the MS in Electrical Engineering concurrently with a professional degree (MBA, JD).|
|Graduate Degree Progress||Learn about the MS degree milestones.|
|EE Graduate Handbook||Read about our degree requirements in detail.|