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Apply for MS or PhD Program

FALL 2021
APPLICATIONS OPEN OCTOBER 1, 2020

WINTER 2021 MS APPLICATION OPEN NOW

All application materials should be in by the below application deadlines. Applications received after the deadlines will be at a competitive disadvantage during the evaluation process.

PhD Application DeadlineMS Application Deadline
WINTER 2021Not accepting applications*November 1, 2020**
FALL 2021December 15, 2020January 15, 2021
*UM Students with advisor only may apply**US, Perm Res., or DACA only

How to Apply

The ECE Graduate Program is part of the University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate School.

You must apply to the program through Rackham.

Additional Required Application Materials

  1. Academic Statement of Purpose
    1. Statement about your academic and research background, your career goals, and how Michigan’s graduate program will help you meet your career and educational objectives. It should be 1-3 pages.
  2. Personal Statement
    1. This is not the Academic Statement of Purpose, but a discussion of the personal journey/story that has led to your decision to seek a graduate degree. This should be 1 page.
    2. Domestic Students – Refer to ECE Financial Aid on how to write your personal statement to assist you in making you eligible for fellowships.