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Learn more below about our academic programs, graduate student life and opportunities at McKelvey Engineering.
Deadline for all PhD programs: Dec. 15, 2022
Deadline for full-time master's programs: March 1, 2023
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Full support and funding
Our PhD students are fully-funded, including full tuition support and health insurance.
As a doctoral candidate, you will receive a generous stipend to cover living expenses. This support is guaranteed as you continue to make satisfactory progress towards your degree.
Additionally, students may also qualify for one of the fellowships:
Master’s students are expected to be self-supporting. There are limited fellowship and research assistantship opportunities available for full-time master’s students.
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- Aerospace Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Cybersecurity Engineering
- Data Analytics & Statistics
- Electrical Engineering *
- Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
- Imaging Science
- Information Systems Management
- Materials Science & Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Systems Science & Engineering
* Also offered part-time