Baylor University - 2016

Institution Information

Contact Information

Institution's Mailing Address

Institution Name: Baylor University
Mailing Address: School-Engineer/Computer Science
One Bear Place #97356
City: Waco
State: TX
Postal Code: 76798
Country: United States
Phone 254-710-3871
Fax: 254-710-3839
Website: http://www.baylor.edu

Engineering College Inquiries

Michael Thompson
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering & Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
School of Engineering & Computer Science\Electrical & Computer Engineering
Baylor University
One Bear Place # 97356
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-4129
Fax: 254-710-3010
Michael_W_Thompson@baylor.edu

Undergraduate Admission Inquiries

Michael Thompson
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering & Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
School of Engineering & Computer Science\Electrical & Computer Engineering
Baylor University
One Bear Place # 97356
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-4129
Fax: 254-710-3010
Michael_W_Thompson@baylor.edu

Emily Sandvall
Assoc. Director of Undergraduate Programs
School of Engineerng & Computer Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97141
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-7442
Fax: 254-710-3839
Emily_Sandvall@baylor.edu

Ida Jamshidi
Director of Advisement
School of Engineer/Computer Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97141
Waco, TX
Phone: 254-710-4074
Fax: 254-710-3839
Ida_Jamshidi@baylor.edu

Jessica Kelly
Advisor
School of Engineer/Computer Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97141
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-4293
Fax: 254-710-3839
Jessica_Kelly@baylor.edu

Caroline Clark
Advisor
School of Engineer/Computer Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97141
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-6653
Fax: 254-710-3839
Caroline_Clark@baylor.edu

Graduate Admission Inquiries

B. Randall Jean
Professor of Electrical/Computer Engineering & ECE Graduate Director
School of Engineering & Computer Science\Electrical & Computer Engineering
Baylor University
One Bear Place # 97356
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-4194
Fax: 254-710-3010
Randall_Jean@baylor.edu

Gregory Hamerly
Associate Professor of Computer Science & CS Graduate Director
School of Engineering & Computer Science\Computer Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97141
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-6846
Fax: 254-710-3889
Greg_Hamerly@baylor.edu

Minnie Simcik
Graduate Program Coordinator Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering & Computer Science/Mechanical Engineering
Baylor University
One Bear Place 97356
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-7698
Fax: 254-710-3010
Minnie_Simcik@baylor.edu

Sharon Humphrey
Graduate Program Coordinator of Computer Science
School of Engineering & Computer Science/Computer Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97141
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-6821
Fax: 254-710-3889
Sharon_Humphrey@baylor.edu

Douglas Smith
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineer-ME Grad Program Director
School of Enginereing & Computer Science/Mechanical Engineering
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97356
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-6830
Fax: 254-710-3360
Douglas_E_Smith@baylor.edu

Jodi Branch
ME Graduate Program Coordinator
School-Engineering/Computer Science-Mechanical Engineering
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97356
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-4075
Fax: 254-710-3360
Jodi_Branch@baylor.edu

Institution Information

General Information


Type of institution: PRIVATE
Academic Year: SEMESTERS
Setting of Main Engineering Campus URBAN

Main Campus Information

Is the main campus located in a city with a population greater than 100,000?: Yes
Name of this city, or if no, the name of the nearest city of any size?: Waco, TX
This city's population (approx.): 125,000
Distance from Main Campus: 0

Total Enrollment

Total Undergraduate enrollment: 14,348
Total Graduate enrollment: 1,533
Total Professional and other enrollment: 705

Non-Engineering Degree Granting Colleges

Business, Education, Law, Liberal arts, Natural sciences, Nursing, Arts and Sciences, Social Work, Music, Seminary

Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations

Requirements

In compliance with "Title IV of the Code of Federal Regulations" (20 U.S.C.. Section 1001; 34 C.F.R. Section 600.4), a degree-seeking applicant who is graduated from a private high school (including home school) not officially recognized by the state in which the school is located (by the country if an international school) must normally be 17 before the first day of class unless the GED certificate is submitted prior to registration.
An international student whose native language is not English must document English proficiency in one of the following ways by submitting:
--an official transcript showing the completion of one year of full-time study at a school located in the United States, or
--an official statement of the completion of one year of full-time study at a school where English is the official language of instruction, or
-- an official SAT Verbal score of 470 or ACT English score of 20, or
--an official TOEFL score of 540 on the paper-based test or 207 on the computer-based test or 76 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT), or
--an official IELTS score of 6.0
All degree-seeking students who are admitted to Baylor University as freshmen enter the College of Arts & Sciences; the Honors College; the School of Education; the School of Engineering/Computer Science; the School of Music; or a pre-professional program in the Hankamer School of Business; the Louise Herrington School of Nursing, or the School of Social Work. Those students admitted to the University who intend to major in music should also qualify for admission to that school at the time they enter the University in order to avoid undue delay in the completion of their degree program. Students pursuing degrees in one of the other professional schools may apply for admission to a specific degree program during their second year.

Recommendations

Trigonometry/Analysis 1 year
Calculus 1 year
Foreign Language 4 years
Physics 1 year
Chemistry 1 year
Computers 1 year

Engineering Information

Head of Engineering

Head of Engineering

Dennis O'Neal
Dean of School of Engineering & Computer Science
School of Engineering & Computer Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place # 97356
Baylor Engineering
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-3895
Fax: 254-710-3839
dennis_oneal@baylor.edu

Engineering Information

Engineering Degrees Offered

Types of Engineering Degrees

Bachelor's:B.S.
Master's:M.S. with thesis, M.S. without thesis, but with project or report, M.Eng.
Doctoral:Ph.D.

Computer Science Degrees Awarded Outside the College/School of Engineering

Bachelor's

Engineering Information

Engineering Departments

Engineering Department(s) Degree Granting Level Department Chair Discipline
Computer Science (CSI) Both Gregory Speegle Computer Science (inside engineering)
Electrical & Computer Engineering Both Kwang Lee Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering (EGR) Both Engineering (General)
Mechanical Engineering Both Kenneth Van Treuren Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Information

Research Centers

No listings found.

Engineering Information

Degree Programs

Bachelor's Degree Program(s)

Engineering Department(s) Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Discipline
Computer Science (CSI) Bioinformatics Computer Science (inside engineering)
Computer Science (CSI) Computer Science (B.S.C.S.) Computer Science (inside engineering)
Electrical & Computer Engineering Electrical & Computer Engineering (B.S.E.C.E.) Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering (EGR) Engineering (B.S.E.) Engineering (General)
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.) Mechanical Engineering

Master's Degree Program(s)

Engineering Department(s) Master's Degree Program(s) Discipline
Computer Science (CSI) Computer Science (M.S.) Computer Science (inside engineering)
Electrical & Computer Engineering Electrical & Computer Engineering (M.S.E.C.E.) Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering (EGR) Biomedical Engineering (M.S.) Biomedical Engineering
Engineering (EGR) Engineering (M.E.) Engineering (General)
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) Mechanical Engineering

Doctoral Degree Program(s)

Engineering Department(s) Doctoral Degree Program(s) Discipline
Computer Science (CSI) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Computer Science (inside engineering)
Electrical & Computer Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Electrical/Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Information

Areas of Expertise

Engineering Departments Areas of Expertise
Computer Science (CSI)
  1. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  2. Databases
  3. Networking
  4. Operating Systems
  5. Specifications, O-OD
  6. Software Engineering
  7. Gaming & Simulated Environments
  8. Competitive Learning
  9. Global Enterprise Systems Development
  10. Bioinformatics
Electrical & Computer Engineering
  1. Control Systems
  2. Digital Signal Processing
  3. Power Electronics
  4. Robotics & Embedded Systems
  5. Antenna & Microwave
  6. Cyber-Physical Systems & Wireless Communication
  7. Photonics & Optics
  8. Power & Energy Systems
  9. Spectrum Engineering & Radar
  10. DSP & Communications
  11. Molecular Computing
Engineering (EGR)
  1. Signal Processing
  2. Biomechanics
  3. Computer Systems
  4. Reservoir Geology
  5. Humanitarian Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
  1. Biomaterials
  2. Appropriate Technology
  3. Thermal/Fluid Sciences
  4. Machine Design
  5. Biomechanics
  6. Structural Mechanics
  7. Turbomachinery
  8. Composites
  9. Computational Fluid Dynamics
  10. Heating, Ventilating, & Air Conditioning
  11. Additive Manufacturing
  12. Finite Element Analysis
  13. Materials
  14. Aircraft Icing
  15. Renewable Energy

Engineering Information

Societies

Honor Societies

National Groups

  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Pi Tau Sigma
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Student Organizations

National Groups

  • Am. Soc. of Mechanical Engineers
  • Assoc. for Computing Machinery
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Soc. for Automotive Engineering
  • Soc. of Women Engineers
  • Society of Plastics Engineers
  • Theta Tau

Engineering Information

Support Programs

College's Under-Represented Student Groups

National Groups

  • African Students Association
  • Asian Student Association
  • Association of Black Students
  • Hispanic Student Association
  • Indian Students' Association
  • Japanese Students' Association
  • Korean Student Association
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Vietnamese Students Association

Other Student Support Programs

In addition to the national groups indicated, Baylor offers the following student organizations: Association for Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Baylor Basic Utility Vehicle, Baylor Undergraduate Research in Science & Technology, Baylor Theme Park Engineering and Design, Bear Bots, Computing for Compassion, Engineers with a Mission, and Women in Computer Science.

The School of Engineering and Computer Science has launched a success initiative this year called the Learning Resource Center (LRC). This study space is located in close proximity with the traditional first-year residence halls and is designed to be a helpful space for studying, tutoring, community building, and more! The physical space contains collaborative study space, in addition to a computer lab that is available for students to use when the facility is open.

The Paul L. Foster Success Center (PLFSC), charged with advancing the mission of Baylor University, strives to provide the resources and environment that support engagement in the academic community as well as fulfillment of personal goals and aspirations.

The Foster Success Center consists of five administrative departments, each of which serves a particular student population:
Academic Advisement " first-year students with selected majors
Academic Support Programs " provisionally admitted students, students on probation, and students enrolled in historically difficult courses
Access and Learning Accommodation " students with disabilities
Career Counseling " students seeking career counseling
Career Services " students seeking employment and internships

Engineering Information

Student Projects

Student Design Projects Description

Design projects are included in engineering curricula in the first semester Freshman course, and in the Junior Design and the Senior Design courses. In each case, teams of students design, construct and test their devices. In many cases, Senior Design delivers their finished device to an industrial sponsor.

Individual student projects may also be arranged by approval of a supervising faculty member.

Engineering Information

College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The mission of the School of Engineering & Computer Science is to provide a superior education through instruction, scholarship, and service that prepares graduates for professional practice & responsible leadership with a Christian worldview. The mission of the School results in the following goals:
--to foster an educational environment that promotes student success;
--to support faculty & staff commitment for achievement in teaching, scholarly pursuits, professional development and service contributions;
--to promote Christian values and community; and
--to be nationaly recognized for quality engineering and computer science programs.
Additional strengths of the School of ECS include emphasis on interdisciplinary team projects, communication skills, broad education, opportunities for global education/experience, and real-world projects. Classrooms and labs are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.

Engineering Information

Engineering Faculty & Research

Teaching, Tenure-Track View Gender/Ethnicity Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Full Professors Assoc. Professors Assistant Professors Program Total
Computer Science (CSI) 6 4 1 11
Electrical & Computer Engineering 6 5 4 15
Engineering (EGR) 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 5 6 4 15
Totals: 17 15 9 41

Teaching, Non-Tenure-Track

Engineering Department(s) FT Instr. & Other Teach. Personnel PT Instr. & Other Teach. Personnel Total Personnel FTE of all PT Teach. Personnel
Computer Science (CSI) 5 4 9 0.00
Electrical & Computer Engineering 2 1 3 0.00
Engineering (EGR) 1 0 1 0.00
Mechanical Engineering 4 0 4 0.00
Totals: 12 5 17 0.00

Non-Teaching, Research

Engineering Department(s) Non-Teach. FT Research Personnel Non-Teach. PT Research Personnel Total Personnel FTE of all PT Non-Teach. Research Personnel
Computer Science (CSI) 0 0 0 0.00
Electrical & Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0.00
Engineering (EGR) 0 0 0 0.00
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0.00
Totals: 0 0 0 0.00

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Gender/Ethnicity Profiles

  • American Indian or Alaska Native (Am Ind): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
  • Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Black or African American (B/AfrA): A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. Terms such as "Haitian" or "Negro" can be used in addition to "Black or African American."
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Haw): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
  • Hispanic or Latino (Hisp): A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. The term, "Spanish origin," can be used in addition to "Hispanic or Latino."
  • White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Full Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Computer Science (CSI) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0
Electrical & Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 6 0
Engineering (EGR) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0
Totals: 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 17 0

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Associate Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Computer Science (CSI) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1
Electrical & Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4 1
Engineering (EGR) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 4 2
Totals: 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 7 3 0 0 11 4

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Computer Science (CSI) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Electrical & Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Engineering (EGR) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0
Totals: 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 9 0

Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

All students must have a combined SAT (math+verbal) of 1220 or ACT Composite of 27 for Fall 2015 to pursue an engineering degree. Computer Science just requires admissions to the university.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Students are admitted into pre-engineering and then advance into specific disciplines after meeting departmental requirements for grades on specific courses. In Fall 2015, a combined SAT (math+verbal) of 1220 or ACT Composite of 27 is required for admission as a freshmen.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

An international student whose native language is not English must document English proficiency in one of the following ways by submitting:
--an official transcript showing the completion of one year of full-time study at a school located in the United States, or
--an official statement of the completion of one year of full-time study at a school where English is the official language of instruction, or
--an official SAT Verbal score of 470 or ACT English score of 20, or
--an official TOEFL score of 540 on the paper-based test or 207 on the computer-based test or 76 on the internet -based TOEFL (iBT), or
--an official IELTS score of 6.0.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

No residency requirements for admission.

Residency Requirements

Plan to transfer no later than the end of your sophomore year (To receive a Baylor degree, at least 60 hours must be earned in residence at Baylor including the last 30.)

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a four-point scale. The student must be eligible to return to any college or university attended. Students who transfer fewer than 30 semester hours must meet freshman entrance requirements.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 18
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 4

Undergraduate

Expenses & Financial Aid

Student Group(s): All Students

Undergraduate Group 1
Tuition & Fees: $42,206
Room & Board: $11,632
Books & Supplies: $1,444
Other Expenses: $3,970
Estimated avg. course load per term: 12
Does your institute have any special programs or fee structures for the expenses category "All Students"?: No

Financial Aid Information

Required financial aid forms

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Federal Tax Return Forms (IRS), Institution's Own Application Form, Texas Residency Form

Undergraduate

New Applicants

New Undergraduate Applicants

A. Number of undergraduate applicants to the engineering college: 4,378
B. Of those in (A), how many were offered admission? 1,217
C. Of those in (B), how many were enrolled in the fall? 306
Percentage of entering students (excluding transfer students) ranked in the top quarter (25%) of their high schools: 78%

Newly Enrolled Test Scores

Scores Reflect 75th to 25th percentile

SAT 75th 25th
Math Range: 740 650
Reading Range: 660 590
Writing Range:
Combined Range:
ACT 75th 25th
Math Range: 33 28
Composite Range: 33 28

Undergraduate

Enrollments by Class

Undergraduate Engr. Programs Fresh
1st Year
Soph
2nd Year
Junior
3rd Year
Senior
4th/5th Year
Full Time Total Part Time Total
Bioinformatics 17 13 8 13 51 0
Computer Science (B.S.C.S.) 101 57 51 65 274 0
Electrical & Computer Engineering (B.S.E.C.E.) 2 31 41 68 142 0
Engineering (B.S.E.) 174 46 19 21 260 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.) 6 76 108 150 340 0
Totals: 300 223 227 317 1067 0

Freshmen

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Bioinformatics
Men 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 9 0
Women 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 8 0
Computer Science (B.S.C.S.)
Men 6 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 61 0 1 0 88 0
Women 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 13 0
Electrical & Computer Engineering (B.S.E.C.E.)
Men 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engineering (B.S.E.)
Men 6 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 6 0 4 0 0 0 92 0 7 0 131 0
Women 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 25 0 4 0 43 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.)
Men 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 6 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 16 0 0 0 37 0 0 0 19 0 16 0 0 0 197 0 15 0 300 0

Sophomores

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Bioinformatics
Men 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 8 0
Computer Science (B.S.C.S.)
Men 5 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 3 0 8 0 0 0 26 0 1 0 51 0
Women 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 6 0
Electrical & Computer Engineering (B.S.E.C.E.)
Men 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 18 0 4 0 28 0
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
Engineering (B.S.E.)
Men 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 21 0
Women 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 1 0 25 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.)
Men 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 46 0 4 0 61 0
Women 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 15 0
Totals: 18 0 0 0 31 0 1 0 5 0 16 0 0 0 138 0 14 0 223 0

Juniors

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Bioinformatics
Men 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0
Computer Science (B.S.C.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 3 0 42 0
Women 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 9 0
Electrical & Computer Engineering (B.S.E.C.E.)
Men 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 21 0 3 0 31 0
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 10 0
Engineering (B.S.E.)
Men 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 9 0
Women 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 10 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.)
Men 5 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 65 0 5 0 91 0
Women 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 17 0
Totals: 9 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 11 0 10 0 0 0 154 0 13 0 227 0

Seniors

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Bioinformatics
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 8 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 0
Computer Science (B.S.C.S.)
Men 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 2 0 55 0
Women 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 10 0
Electrical & Computer Engineering (B.S.E.C.E.)
Men 6 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 32 0 2 0 56 0
Women 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 12 0
Engineering (B.S.E.)
Men 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 12 0
Women 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 9 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.)
Men 7 0 3 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 91 0 6 0 122 0
Women 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 1 0 28 0
Totals: 21 0 3 0 30 0 1 0 15 0 10 0 0 0 225 0 12 0 317 0

Undergraduate

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
Bioinformatics 0 1 3 0 2 1 0 3 1 11 5 6
Computer Science (B.S.C.S.) 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 25 2 30 27 3
Electrical & Computer Engineering (B.S.E.C.E.) 0 1 8 1 1 4 0 22 0 37 28 9
Engineering (B.S.E.) 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 6 0 11 2 9
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.) 2 1 8 0 6 1 0 76 3 97 74 23
Totals: 2 4 21 2 13 6 0 132 6 186 136 50

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Bioinformatics 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 11
Computer Science (B.S.C.S.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 3 2 0 30
Electrical & Computer Engineering (B.S.E.C.E.) 0 0 1 0 4 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 19 3 0 0 37
Engineering (B.S.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 11
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.) 2 0 1 0 6 2 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 58 18 2 1 97
Totals: 2 0 4 0 11 10 2 0 9 4 4 2 0 0 100 32 4 2 186

Undergraduate

Dual Degrees

Undergraduate Engineering Dual Degree Program Description

BSME/MSME

Undergraduate Engineering Dual Degrees Awarded

Undergraduate

Program Comparisons

  • ABET - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • CEAB - Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board
Degree Program ABET/CEAB Accred. Nominal Program Length
(yrs.)
Average Program Length
(yrs.)
Time: Day/Even./
Both
Co-op: None/Opt./
Required
Grads in Co-op Progs.
Bioinformatics no 4.00 4.00 Day None
Computer Science (B.S.C.S.) yes 4.00 4.20 Day None
Electrical & Computer Engineering (B.S.E.C.E.) yes 4.00 4.30 Day None
Engineering (B.S.E.) yes 4.00 4.30 Day None
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.) yes 4.00 4.30 Day None

Graduate

Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

For admission to the Departments of Engineering and Computer Science the GRE General Test is required. A bachelor's degree equivalent to the Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or the B.S. in computer science at Baylor University or the B.A. in computer science at Baylor with calculus II and linear algebra is the standard requirement for admission. For those applying with less than the standard preparation, the quality and adequacy of the admission record will be evaluated by the Graduate Committee of the Departments of Engineering or Computer Science after reviewing the application for admission. Requirements which must be met before admission will be determined by that committee.These requirements will be in addition to requirements for the M.S. degree.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Admission is based on undergraduate academic record, the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), and letters of recommendation for the candidate.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

International applicants must submit an official TOEFL score of at least 575 on the paper-based test or 225 on the computer-based test (unless their native language is English or they have completed at least a year of work in a United States high school or college). Internet-based minimum score is 90. Minimum score on the IELTS is 6.7. Minimum score on the PTE is 63.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

No residency requirements for admission.

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Expenses & Financial Aid

Student Group(s): All Students

Graduate Group 1
Tuition & Fees: $38,500
Room & Board: $11,632
Books & Supplies: $1,022
Other Expenses: $4,334
Estimated avg. course load per term: 9
Does your institute have any special programs or fee structures for the expenses category "All Students"?: No

Financial Aid Information

Required financial aid forms

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Institution's Own Application Form, Texas Residency Form

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New Applicants

New Graduate Applicants

A. Number of graduate applicants to the engineering college: 108
B. Of those in (A), how many were offered admission? 44
C. Of those in (B), how many were enrolled in the fall? 39

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Enrollments by Class

Master's

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Biomedical Engineering (M.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
Computer Science (M.S.)
Men 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 14 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Electrical & Computer Engineering (M.S.E.C.E.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 12 1
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0
Engineering (M.E.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.)
Men 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 19 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Totals: 14 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 5 1 0 0 31 0 1 0 58 1

Doctoral

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 1 0 19 3
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Men 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 9 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Totals: 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 12 3 1 0 33 3

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Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Master's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
Biomedical Engineering (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1
Computer Science (M.S.) 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 12 9 3
Electrical & Computer Engineering (M.S.E.C.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 6 6 0
Engineering (M.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 4 0
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6 0 8 8 0
Totals: 9 0 1 0 1 1 0 19 1 32 28 4

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Master's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Biomedical Engineering (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Computer Science (M.S.) 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 12
Electrical & Computer Engineering (M.S.E.C.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 6
Engineering (M.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 8
Totals: 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 18 1 1 0 32

Master's Degree Programs

Master's Degree Program Degree Type
Master's w/ Thesis Master's w/o Thesis or with Proj./Report Program Totals
Biomedical Engineering (M.S.) 2 0 2
Computer Science (M.S.) 3 9 12
Electrical & Computer Engineering (M.S.E.C.E.) 6 0 6
Engineering (M.E.) 4 0 4
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) 8 0 8
Totals: 23 9 32

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Doctoral Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 0

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Doctoral Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2

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Research Expenditures

Expenditures by Research Department

Total: Total number of contracts & grants Fed/Nat: Federal & National Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. State: State Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. Foreign: Foreign Goverment grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.
Industry: Business and Industrial grants, contracts, and gifts used for research. Priv/Non: Grants, contracts, and gifts from private non-profit organizations (e.g. foundations) used for research. Indiv: Grants, contracts, and gifts from individuals used for research. Local: Local government grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.

Dollar Amounts by External Funding Source

Engineering Department External Funding Source
Computer Science (CSI)
Total#: 9 Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: $211,000 Industry: $316,000 Priv/Non: $178,000
State: Local: $0 Total Expn.: $705,000
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Total#: 12 Foreign: $0 Indiv:
Fed/Nat: $179,000 Industry: $142,000 Priv/Non: $131,000
State: $1,000 Local: Total Expn.: $453,000
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Engineering (EGR)
Total#: 1 Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: Industry: $37,000 Priv/Non:
State: $0 Local: Total Expn.: $37,000
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Mechanical Engineering
Total#: 11 Foreign: $0 Indiv:
Fed/Nat: $326,000 Industry: $147,000 Priv/Non: $0
State: $49,000 Local: Total Expn.: $522,000
Totals:
Total#: 33 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $716,000 Industry: $642,000 Priv/Non: $309,000
State: $50,000 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $1,717,000

Expenditures by Research Center

Total: Total number of contracts & grants Fed/Nat: Federal & National Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. State: State Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. Foreign: Foreign Goverment grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.
Industry: Business and Industrial grants, contracts, and gifts used for research. Priv/Non: Grants, contracts, and gifts from private non-profit organizations (e.g. foundations) used for research. Indiv: Grants, contracts, and gifts from individuals used for research. Local: Local government grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.

Dollar Amounts by External Funding Source

Totals:
Total#: 0 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $0 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $0
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $0


Grand Totals:
Total#: 33 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $716,000 Industry: $642,000 Priv/Non: $309,000
State: $50,000 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $1,717,000

The following text was offered to each school as a guideline for the calculation of externally-funded research expenditures:

Include all expenditures associated with grants and contracts specifically budgeted for externally sponsored research and associated programs and expenditures associated with all gifts auditably used for research. Include expended funds provided by the following external sources:

  1. Federal Government
  2. State Government
  3. Foreign Governments
  4. Industry
  5. Non-Profit Organizations (e.g. foundations)
  6. Individuals
  7. Local Government

The expenditures reported should be only those funds provided by organizations, agencies, and individuals external to the institution. Cost sharing/matching funds should be included only if provided from sources external to the institution.

Only State government funds that were obtained competitively or as matching funds associated with other externally funded programs should be included. State funds that are part of the normal operating budget should not be included regardless of purpose.

For all joint or contracted projects or sub-projects, only the portion of the center research performed by faculty, staff, and students of the affiliated engineering school should be credited to that school. Expenditures for capital costs of research laboratory building construction should not be included.

Expenditures for research laboratory renovations should not be included unless the renovation funds expended came from grants and contracts expressly intended for the direct support of engineering research.

Any portion of academic year and/or summer salary for any researcher that is not derived from external research grants or contracts should not be counted.

Total #: Report total number of individual grants, not the total dollar amount of the expenditures.

Expenditures: Report actual expenditures (as opposed to authorization amounts) in U.S. dollars.

Time frame for expenditures: Report expenditures for your current fiscal year.

Research centers listed as "WITHIN an engineering department" on the Research Centers page (screen 7) of the College of Engineering Profile, will not have their expenditures added to the school's total research expenditures. Such expenditures can be included in the department total, while still being listed for the appropriate center. This allows users to list the expenditures in two areas without double-counting.

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Research Description

Research Description By Graduate Engineering Department

Computer Science (CSI)

Research areas include big data, bioinformatics, competitive learning, human-computer interfaces, machine learning, player interaction and software engineering.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Research in ECE focuses on these areas:
Cyber-Physical Systems & Wireless
Communication
Antenna
Photonics & Optics
Spectrum Engineering & Radar
Microwave Metrology
DSP & Communications
Robotics & Embedded Systems
Imaging, Computational Theory & Uncertain
Systems
Time-Scale Dynamic Systems
Power & Energy Systems
Quantum Mechanics & Computing
Smart-Grids

Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering maintains rigorous high standards, emphasizing quality teaching and a high level of interaction among faculty and students. Students engage in unique, cutting-edge research that will equip them for leadership in a competitive job market and a meaningful career. Mechanical Engineering research is focused on 3 key areas: Thermal & Energy Engineering; Natural & Advanced Materials Engineering; and Biomechanics Experimentation, Design, and simulation.

Research Description By Engineering Research Center

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Subject Areas of Research

Subject Areas

  • Big Data
  • Competitive learning
  • DSP & Communications
  • Imaging, Computational Theory & uncertain systems
  • Power & Energy Systems
  • Robotics & embedded systems
  • SI joint modeling
  • Smart-grids
  • Time-Scale Dynamic systems
  • alternative energy and energy efficiency
  • antenna
  • appropriate technology for developing countries
  • bioinformatics
  • biomaterials
  • biomaterials & biomechanics, total joint replacements
  • biomechanics
  • communications, signal processing and imaging
  • composite materials
  • computing Eigenvalue & Eigen vector design derivatives
  • control strategies for coordinated, multi-segmented motion
  • convective heat transfer from realistic ice accretion roughness
  • cyber-Physical Systems & Wireless Communication
  • data-driven approaches for efficient power plant management
  • design/testing of small-scale wind turbines for increased power production/low noise
  • development of finite element analysis tool for prediction of cement in casing collapse
  • engineering education
  • engineering entrepreneurship
  • explore methods in radio & microwave frequency of electromagnetic spectrum
  • fiber orientation modeling in FDM nozzle flow
  • fiber orientation prediction models for fiber-filled thermoplastic composites
  • fiber reinforced plastic composite materials
  • film cooling for gas turbine airfoils & combustor liners
  • flow control in aerospace
  • gas turbine flow separation, impingement cooling of gas turbine blades
  • gas turbine heat transfer
  • generating & documenting quality of free stream turbulence
  • geometric & graphical modeling of non-rigid materials
  • geophysical fluid dynamics
  • growth of CNT forests for impact resistant composites
  • heat transfer enhancement in rotating turbine blades
  • heat transfer enhancement with dimple & rib turbulators & jet impingement
  • high-speed laminar-turbulent transition
  • human-computer interaction
  • image analysis & 3D reconstruction
  • laminate dimensionality: residual stresses & processed part curvature
  • large scale FDM composite material deposition
  • machine learning
  • manufacture of polymers and poly. composites
  • mapping local heat transfer in heat exchanger louvered-fin arrays
  • materials for energy conversion devices
  • measure attributes of objects & materials for industrial & biomedical apps
  • mechanical behavior of natural fiber composites
  • mechanical evaluation of carbon fiber filled FDM components
  • mechanical properties of engineering & biological materials
  • mechanical systems modeling, simulation, & visualization
  • micro-mechanics modeling of FDM composites
  • microwave metrology
  • mixing & transport processes in turbulent boundary layers
  • modeling & simulation-electrical/thermal behavior of carbon nanotube networks
  • motion capture research
  • multi-agent systems
  • non-isotropic material distribution topology optimization
  • nonlinear vibrations & time series analysis
  • numerical modeling of material behavior
  • optimization-based inverse heat transfer
  • orthopedics & rehabilitation issues/research
  • photonics & optics
  • player interaction in digital environments
  • polymer flow processing design
  • quantum mechanics & computing
  • real-time systems design and autonomous sensor networks
  • software engineering
  • spectrum engineering & radar
  • total hip anthroplasty simulation
  • transparent & flixible electronics next generation
  • turbulent flow diagnostics (S-PIV) and (PLIF)
  • ultrasonic characterization of fiber reinforced composites
  • virtual environments

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Dual Degrees

Graduate Engineering Dual Degree Program Description

Joint Master of Business Administration/Master of Engineering.

Candidates for the joint Master of Engineering/MBA degree must complete all degree requirements for the MBA and the Master of Engineering. By proper selection of electives it may be possible to reduce the requirements of the joint degree by up to 21 hours compared to the normal requirements of the two degrees separately.

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Student Appointments

Appointments by Department

Appointments - Number of Appointments
Stipend - Average Monthly Stipend

Department Fellowships TA RA Other Total Appts.
Computer Science (CSI)
Appointments: 0 16 6 0 22
Stipends: $0 $1,500 $1,500 $0
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Appointments: 0 17 23 9 49
Stipends: $0 $1,500 $1,750 $0
Engineering (EGR)
Appointments: 0 2 0 0 2
Stipends: $0 $1,500 $0 $0
Mechanical Engineering
Appointments: 1 15 15 4 35
Stipends: $2,833 $1,646 $1,690 $1,600
All Total Appointments 1 50 44 13 108