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Deadlines and how to apply

Deadlines for graduate programs:

International Students

Fall Admissions: The application and all supporting documents must be received by December 15th for those interested in electrical engineering and January 5 for those interested in computer science and engineering.

Domestic Students

To be considered for financial aid for the fall semester, applications must be complete (all documents received) by January 5 for the following fall semester.

The deadline for the one-year CSE master's of engineering program is April 30.

The Graduate School online application requires the following to be uploaded:

  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.
    Submit scores to "Penn State University" using institution code 2660. These scores must be reported through ETS. Penn State does not accept copies.
  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. International applicants must take and submit official scores for either the TOEFL or the IELTS with a minimum score of 80 and 19 or more on the speaking section.
    Submit TOEFL scores to "Penn State University" using institution code 2660. These scores must be reported through ETS. Penn State does not accept copies

Submit official IELTS scores by requesting the testing agency to send a hard copy directly to:
The Pennsylvania State University
Graduate Enrollment Services
114 Kern Building
University Park, PA 16802

Order test scores early; they may take up to one month to arrive.

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Contact
If you have specific questions about admission to the School of EECS programs, please contact SherryDawn Jackson for electrical engineering or Jennifer Houser for Computer Science and Engineering.
 
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The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research in fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University

342 Information Sciences and Technology Building

University Park, PA 16802

814-865-9505