Graduate Recruitment Events Are Designed for You to:

  • Ask questions about the application procedure
  • Learn about our research areas
  • Meet with faculty & current students
  • Virtually tour our labs

School of Computing Open House Information Session

Tuesday, Dec. 1st from 9:00 am - 10:30 am MST

A pioneer in computer graphics, computer networking, computer architecture and digital media, the School of Computing has expanded during the past 40+ years so that 58 faculty now touch every aspect of modern computing research. We provide a solid foundation enabling students to be viable in this rapidly changing field, and we engage students in a special environment that promotes creativity and depth within a specific research discipline.

Points of Interest:
  • Nationally-ranked program of excellence.
  • Noted alumni include Pixar’s Ed Catmull and Adobe’s John Warnock.
  • Strong research tied to practice in areas from animation and image analysis to natural language processing, AI, and systems.
  • Application to program doubles as fellowship application.
  • Many paid research and teaching assistant positions available.
  • Almost all Ph.D. students fully funded by the university.
  • Tuition benefits also available with paid fellowships and assistantships.

Chemical Engineering Grad Program Info Session

Wednesday, Nov. 18th * Recording will be available soon *

The University of Utah Department of Chemical Engineering offers doctoral and master’s degrees for recently graduated students and working professionals alike. We take pride in our diverse and growing graduate student population that represents all corners of the globe. With more than 25 professors and over $10 million per year in research funding, the University of Utah’s chemical engineering department is among the largest and most successful in the western U.S.

In addition to high-quality research in areas ranging from nanomaterials to oil and gas to multiscale simulation of chemical processes, you will find that our award-winning faculty is devoted to teaching and student development. Our graduate students enjoy the collegiality of our department and the world-class teaching and research facilities. The University of Utah fosters innovation and offers strong support for development of startup companies.

Research Areas:

  • Biomedical and Biotechnology
  • Energy and Fuels
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Materials and Nanotechnology
  • Multi-Scale Simulation
  • Petroleum Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering Virtual Graduate Open House

Thursday, Nov. 19th * Recording will be available soon *

Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate programs offer a number of collaborative, interdisciplinary research opportunities. Our students have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and a network of faculty conducting world-class research in diverse specialties. Research and instruction in the ECE department prepares students for success in some of the most exciting industries or in academia.

During recent years, ECE has experienced unprecedented growth:
  • Tripled the number of Ph.D. students enrolled in the last six years.
  • In the last 15 years, the number of faculty in the department has more than doubled to 44 members.

The ECE department also offers an online master’s program suitable for working professionals and those living out-of-state by offering them the same rigorous courses that students take on-campus.

Student financial support is available through fellowships, research and teaching assistantships. Eligible students may receive paid tuition.

Departments and Graduate Programs


  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • School of Computing


  • Data Analytics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Engineering Entrepreneurship Certificate
  • Entertainment Arts & Engineering


  • Master of Software Development
  • MS/MBA Engineering Program
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering

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