College of Engineering

The University of Texas at El Paso has a long-standing commitment to quality Engineering education. Today, the College of Engineering strives to educate engineers to formulate and solve the technical problems of today and tomorrow.

At the graduate level, the College fulfills its mission by offering graduate degree programs in all of its departments. Master of Science degrees are available in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, and Systems Engineering. In addition to these programs, students can pursue an undesignated Master of Science in Engineering, with concentrations in a number of areas; a Master of Engineering degree in Environmental Engineering; or a Master of Science in Information Technology. The College offers a PhD degree in Civil Engineering, a PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a PhD degree in Computer Science. Multi-disciplinary PhD degrees are also awarded in Materials Science and Engineering and Environmental Science and Engineering, and their program descriptions are provided under Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programs.

Admission Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the United States or proof of equivalent education in a foreign institution.
  2. Undergraduate degree in the same or a related field or a minimum of 15 semester hours of upper-division course work in Engineering.
  3. Submission of official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.
  4. TOEFL score of 550 or higher for international applicants whose first language is not English or who have not completed a university degree in the U.S. or another English-speaking institution.
  5. Depending upon selected areas of concentration, students might need to complete deficiencies in undergraduate coursework.