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Computer Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Ames, IA, United States
Computer engineering deals with all aspects of computer systems, including design, construction,operation,and testing. Your coursework will fascinate, inspire, and prepare you for learning in a variety of professional capacities.
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Overview

Your learning options include computer architecture, in which you will learn about the components in a system and their properties, such as speed and reliability; networking and security, which entails how to transfer information efficiently and securely by learning how to model, design, and analyze systems; software engineering studies, which includes designing new software or improving its scope and capabilities; and VLSI (very large-scale integrated) circuits, in which you will develop circuits that include high-speed or low-power parts.

Iowa State’s computer engineering program offers unique educational support, including labs for hands-on learning, collaborative problem-solving in the Active Learning Complex, learning communities, an optional internship program, professional engineering societies, and honor programs.

As a computer engineering graduate you will be prepared for a career in various industries ranging from health care, renewable energy, and retail, to security, gaming and telecommunications.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Computer Security Literacy
  • Professional Programs Orientation
  • Introduction to Computer Engineering and Problem Solving I
  • Introduction to Computer Engineering and Problem Solving II
  • Cyber Security Concepts and Tools
  • Transfer Orientation
  • Digital Logic

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved above-average academic performance in their previous education. We have outlined the minimum academic requirements by country. Please note that these are minimum requirements, not guarantees of admission. We may impose more rigorous requirements to meet the university’s enrollment needs.
  • English Proficiency Requirement
  • SAT/ACT Examinations
  • Application Fee
  • Summary of Required Supplemental Materials
  • Academic Records

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24862 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12431 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11615 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4021 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ames

  • 1158 - 1800 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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