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Computer Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Indianapolis, IN, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (B.S.Cmp.E.) degree curriculum at the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis prepares students to combine analytical skills, hardware expertise, and software knowledge to design the computer systems, software, networks, and operating systems that are changing the world as we know it.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (B.S.Cmp.E.) degree curriculum provides an in-depth education in the analytical skills, hardware, and software aspects of modern computer systems. The program builds on a strong foundation in engineering design, including traditional analog and digital circuit design. 

The three main areas of emphasis within the computer-engineering program are embedded systems, telecommunications and networking, and software engineering and distributed computing. Extensive laboratory experiences support the theoretical aspects of the course work. 

Students in the Computer Engineering program at the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis gain valuable digital hardware design and software design experiences throughout the curriculum. 

The junior and senior years strengthen the student's expertise with courses in data structures, embedded systems, computer architecture, parallel and high performance computing systems, advanced digital systems, and computer communications networks and network security.

Learning Outcomes

The Program Educational Objectives of the Computer Engineering degree program are to prepare graduates who will be successful in their chosen career paths by:

  • becoming productive and valuable engineers in the private or public sector
  • pursuing and completing graduate studies, and/or
  • taking on leadership roles in their professions, as well as in their communities and the global society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Mechanics 
  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus 
  • Multidimensional Math 
  • C Programming
  • Multivariate Calculus 
  • Heat Electricity and Optics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit your application and essay
  • Pay the application fee or request a fee waiver
  • Have your test scores sent to IUPUI
  • Have your official high school transcript sent to IUPUI
  • Have official transcripts from any dual-credit or college courses sent to IUPUI (if applicable)
  • Submit credentials for any education completed outside the U.S. (if applicable)
  • Complete the Prior Conduct Information and Release form (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33347 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33347 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33347 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33347 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9944 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indianapolis

  • 1017 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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