M.S in Electrical and Computer Engineering atUniversity of California, Santa Barbara College of Engineering


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The MS degree program provides a wide-variety of research and course opportunities from control theory to nanofabrications; device fabrication to image processing; communications to quantum mechanics; and optics to VLSI design
  • Collaboration is possible between departments and research centers within and outside of the College of Engineering
  • The degree can be completed with a thesis plan or with a comprehensive examination plan


  • University Rankings
    • #57

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #146

      - QS 2022

    • #68

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #28

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #67

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 22,69,585
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,78,450
InsuranceINR 4,45,490
TransportationINR 1,94,612
Books and SuppliesINR 36,048
TotalINR 14,54,600

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.19


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 5ᵗʰ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, other areas of engineering, or in mathematics, physics, or other related fields of science
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is a minimum requirement for all applicants
  • Applicants with degrees in fields other than electrical and computer engineering or computer science may be required to complete undergraduate prerequisite courses
  • Fundamental subject areas required include mathematics through differential equations and advanced calculus, a full year of college-level physics, and introductory computer programming
  • All applicants for admission to graduate status are required to present evidence of a high level of technical skill, scholarship, and aptitude for electrical and computer engineering


Marks - 80/120


Marks - 7/9

Other eligibility criteria
  • Applicants who have completed an undergraduate or graduate education at an institution whose primary language of instruction is English may be exempted from English language proficiency requirements
  • ECE has eliminated the GRE requirement for 2022 admission
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Statement of Purpose :- Brief statement outlining your reasons for undertaking our graduate program, particular area of specialization within the major field, past academic work and academic goals

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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