Admission Process


January 15th is the preferred deadline for submission of applications with rolling applications accepted until March 15th

You may also apply through UCI’s Graduate Division ( and get more information on UCI Graduate Programs, deadlines, and other information.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are expected to hold a bachelor’s degree in
    either computer engineering, computer science or electrical engineering. Students from other disciplines may be considered for admission if they have sufficient background in the basics of embedded systems.
  • G.P.A. must be over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE (Successful applicants must show proficiency in both quantitative and verbal sections.)
  • TOEFL (minimum score of 80) or other evidence of English language proficiency
  • Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their prior academic record and their potential for completing graduate-level work. Preference may be given to students whose backgrounds are in one of the target application areas of cyber-physical systems. Consideration will be given to students with relevant industry experience. Applicants are encouraged to include hands-on project experience, if any, in their statement of purpose.

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