Our research-intensive program cultivates the next generation of leaders in academia and industry. Electrical Engineering doctoral students work alongside faculty, fellow students, and researchers who are leaders in their disciplines.
Application Timeline & Deadlines
|September 15, 2023
|Online application opens
|October 11, 2023
|Knight-Hennessy Scholars (KHS) application deadline. KHS is an optional scholarship program. Read the description below.
|November 5, 2023
|Deadline to take TOEFL to ensure timely arrival of scores
|December 7, 2023
|Deadline for Autumn 2024-2025
|Late February 2024
|Notification of admission decision sent via email
|April 15, 2024
|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, 2023 is the application deadline for Autumn 2024-2025.
• Typical completion time for the PhD degree is 5-7 years.
• All PhD students who maintain satisfactory academic progress receive full financial support for the duration of the doctoral program.
|PhD Financial Assistance
|Learn how funding works for PhD students in our department.
|Find answers to frequently asked questions.
|EE Research Areas
|Explore our research areas and affiliated faculty.
|Graduate Degree Progress
|Learn about the PhD degree milestones.
|EE Graduate Handbook
|Read about our degree requirements in detail.