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Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Admission Requirements

Regular Master of Science

4 year Bachelor's Degree or equivalent 

Electrical engineering or similar degree in another branch of engineering or in a related field, provided that the student completes prerequisite courses without graduate credit as defined by the student's graduate committee.


3.0 GPA (A = 4.0) or equivalent in an ABET accredited bachelor's program (or international equivalent).


Students must achieve a score in the 45th percentile on the GRE Verbal examination, the 65th percentile on the GRE Quantitative examination.


A minimum total of 550 (79 iBT) is required for students for whom English is not the native language. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recommends that any international student seeking financial support take the TSE.

Quick Start Masters Program - BS/MS

  1. Junior year standing in UW ECE Bachelor's program*
  2. Completion of the five core EE courses
  3. 3.5 GPA or higher in ECE department courses
  4. Three letters of recommendation (at least two must be from UW ECE faculty)

*Transfer students must have taken at least two of the core EE courses at UW. Transfer credit for the remaining three core EE courses must be approved. Transfer students must have completed at least 15 credit hours of courses at UW in order to qualify for admission.

For further information, contact the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at (307) 766-2279, or e-mail at

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Electrical and Computer

Engineering, EN 5068

Dept. 3295

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-2279


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