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IUPUI School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue University PhD Degree Programs at Indiana University- Purdue University, Indianapolis:

The Doctor of Philosophy(PhD) degree is offered in a joint program with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette. Students take courses at both the West Lafayette and Indianapolis campuses, and take the written area examinations at West Lafayette. Their dissertation research is performed at IUPUI, with co-advisors from both campuses. Graduates earn the Purdue PhD degree, granted by Purdue University at West Lafayette. For information on the academic requirements, refer to the PhD Program Handbook or contact Brian King (briking@iupui.edu)

To apply for admission to the PhD program in Electrical and Computer Engineering to study at the IUPUI campus, follow the specific steps and instructions provided below. Applicants wishing to apply for admission to the PhD ECE program at IUPUI must be currently earning or have earned a Master's degree. (IUPUI does not offer the Direct PhD program in engineering. Admission to the Direct PhD program is offered only at the Purdue University, West Lafayette campus.)

Step 1:

Go to this Purdue University Electrical and Computer Engineering website to read the instructions and begin the application process:

https://engineering.purdue.edu/ECE/Academics/Graduates/Admissions/index_html

You must complete the Purdue University online application and you must select West Lafayette campus to proceed with the application.

Step 2:

In the Statement of Purpose state clearly that you wish to be admitted to the Ph.D. program to study at the IUPUI (Indianapolis) campus. You should also specify in the Statement the research area/s you are interested in and the IUPUI professor/s you wish to study with.

Step 3:

In the supplemental ECE Web Application form where it asks for "Campus Preference", state IUPUI as your campus preference.

Step 4:

Submit all required application materials, including transcripts and official GRE//TOEFL scores to the ECE Graduate Office at Purdue University,West Lafayette, Indiana. To inquire about your application and supporting application materials send e-mail directly to the Admissions Representative in the ECE Graduate Office at Purdue University, West Lafayette: ecegrad@purdue.edu.

Step 5:

Notify the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at IUPUI by e-mail ecegrad@iupui.edu after you have submitted the Purdue University online application and have sent all required application materials to the ECE Graduate Office at Purdue University, West Lafayette.

Note: Do NOT complete and submit the IUPUI Online Graduate Admissions application. You will be notified and provided with instructions to do so later by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at IUPUI after your application dossier at the ECE Graduate Office at Purdue University, West Lafayette is fully complete and your application meets the minimum criteria for admission to be considered.