Graduate Tuition and Funding

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Newly admitted ECE graduate students from WICHE member states (above) may apply for in-state tuition.

Tuition Savings for Students From Western States

Newly admitted students from select western states may qualify for in-state tuition through the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, or WICHE, a tuition reduction program administered by the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP).

If you are a resident of a WICHE member state, you may apply to this tuition-savings program as part of the online application process through the CSU Graduate School. WRGP tuition reduction applications are then reviewed and approved by the Office of Financial Aid.

Graduate Teaching Assistantships

Open only to graduate students enrolled in the ECE department, applications are accepted throughout the year.

TA Selection Process

TA Application

Teaching Assistants are expected to spend up to 20 hours per week supporting their assigned course. Specific number of hours required will depend on the enrollment in the course, and responsibilities vary depending on the course content. Please check with the professor who teaches the course for specific details.

All candidates must email their application and resume (in PDF format) to by the due date. Please note that in person and late applications will not be accepted.

For Fall 2021 GTA assignments, the deadline is 8am on 4/12/21.

Graduate Research Assistantships

Graduate Research Assistantships (GRAs) are available to M.S. and Ph.D. students to join the research of an ECE faculty advisor. GRA availability is dependent on faculty research areas and grant funding.

Fellowships and Scholarships

Current and prospective graduate students may apply for fellowships and scholarships available through the ECE Department and the University.