Application information and deadlines

All materials, credentials, and test scores must be received by midnight Eastern Standard Time (EST):

Master of Engineering details

  • December 1 for admission to the MEng program spring semester
  • July 1 for admission to the MEng program fall semester
  • When applying for the MEng program, please select program code, “MENG: Elec & Computer Eng-UIUC” in the Grad Application Portal
  • To apply for the joint BS/MEng program, please select "MENG: BS/MENG ECE –UIUC." For more information about our joint BS/MEng degree program, please visit our fact sheet.

Applicants who are not admitted must reapply in order to be considered for admission in a later semester.

MS and PhD Details

  • December 15 for admission to the fall semester
  • September 1 for admission to the spring semester
  • To apply for our MS degree, please select program code, “Electrical and Computer Engineering--MS” in the Grad Application Portal
  • To apply for our PhD degree, please select program code, “Electrical and Computer Engineering—PHD” in the Grad Application Portal
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Why ECE ILLINOIS

If you love math, physics, and the idea of learning with the best, you should consider ECE ILLINOIS. Built on a foundation of hands-on learning and incredible innovations, the department features cutting-edge research, an incredible curriculum featuring classes you won’t find anywhere else, and the support you’ll need for a lifetime of success.

Why ECE ILLINOIS