Admissions

students in the clean room.

Graduate students conducting lab experiments in EE's state of the art clean room facility.

We offer graduate students the opportunity to participate in research alongside our distinguished faculty. In addition, students continue to develop through numerous classes and workshops.

Application Deadlines

  Fall Spring
Online Application Submission
(Full consideration for funding/fellowships)

January 1
 
August 31

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.  Please apply by posted deadlines for full consideration for funding and fellowships.

Admissions Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in engineering or a related technical field.
  • A minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for all undergraduate work during the last two years of the applicant's studies.
  • Prerequisite knowledge/skills in mathematics through the level of multivariate calculus, probability and statistics considered from a calculus point of view, and computer programming.

The Graduate Admissions Committee will also consider:

  • Demonstrated practical engineering experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

Applications Materials Checklist

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee ($85)
  • Personal Statement
  • College Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • GRE Scores (recommended for Engineering Sciences programs)
  • TOEFL Scores (for International Students only)
  • Financial Statement (for International Students only)
 
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If you are not able to take the IELTS, PTE or TOEFL tests because they are cancelled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the University at Buffalo will accept the Duolingo English Test (DET) for proof of English proficiency. This test can be taken online, in your own home.

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