Stanford University, based in Stanford, California offers a fully funded PhD in Electrical Engineering. The EE PhD degree is designed to prepare students for careers in research and teaching at the university level. It is offered exclusively as a full-time program, consisting of 135 units. The candidacy for the PhD program is 5 years. All PhD students who maintain satisfactory academic progress receive full financial support for the duration of the doctoral program. Interested students may apply for course assistantships and advanced teaching assistantships in the department to supplement their graduate training.