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Great location, tight community

The campus is situated in the heart of Princeton, NJ — one hour from New York City and one hour from Philadelphia — with its picturesque setting and vibrant social life.

Ph.D. Program

Here are the key dates and links regarding submitting an application for the PhD Program

  • The application process is open for approximately three months each fall, from mid-September (9/15) until the application deadline.
  • The next application deadline is December 15, 2024
  • All applications are submitted online through the Graduate School.
  • GRE: General Test optional/not required

The department often interviews short-listed applicants prior to making a final decision.

Admission decisions will be emailed to applicants by mid-February following the application deadline. The Program starts in August.

Fee waivers are available to eligible applicants upon request. For further details about eligibility, please refer to the Graduate School's policies.

Masters of Engingeering Program

Applications to the M.Eng. program in electrical and computer engineering is restricted to current Princeton seniors. The application deadline is January 3. All applications are submitted on line through the Graduate School.

We discourage applications from others, who will not be admitted.  

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