Application Requirements

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of New Mexico welcomes applications from students who have earned distinguished academic records and have the potential for developing excellent research abilities.

Below is the ECE Department admission requirements and procedures for application to our master’s and Ph.D. programs.

The following items must be included in the on-line application:

  • Resume/CV
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose/Letter of Intent
  • Official test results must be sent directly from ETS to the University of New Mexico (code #4845)


International Applicants & Domestic
Applicants Requesting Financial Aid
Domestic Applicants
Fall February 15th July 15th
Spring July 15th November 1st
GRE M.S. Ph.D.
Verbal (old/new) 400 / 146 450 / 150
Quantitative (old /new) 650 / 151 690 / 154
GPA 3.0 3.5
Graduate TOEFL Paper/Computer  IBT
550 / 213 79-80
Graduate IELTS 6.5