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Computer Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #62 (ARWU) Nashville, TN, United States
When you study Computer Engineering at Vanderbilt University, you receive a solid foundation in computer science and engineering principles and theoretical analysis, and also learn how to apply them in your actual computing experience.
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Overview

You will be able to program leading-edge smart phone applications. Our pre-med option in Computer Science (CS) and the defined path to a Bachelor in CS and Masters in Finance (with the Owen Graduate School of Management) are ideal for the student who wants a strong technical foundation for a medical or business career.

Key facts

  • When you study Computer Engineering at Vanderbilt University, you will develop the skills required to design and build a computer as well as the skills needed to program a computer. You’ll have a strong knowledge base in both hardware and software. With either choice, you won’t find yourself stuck in a textbook; you’ll be developing hands-on skills in the labs and throughout projects that will challenge and stimulate you.
  • Plus you’ll be able to work side by side with some of the top minds in the business—your professors are not only experts in the computing field, but they are terrific mentors and will help you find the best application of your talents and interests. In addition, you’ll be getting a superb liberal arts education that will enrich your technical and scientific training and help you to become a better problem solver, team member, and manager. You’ll also be prepared to advance into graduate studies in engineering, law, medicine, and finance.

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 included:

  • Computer-aided Design Tools, Radiation Effects on Integrated Circuits
  • VLSI Design
  • Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Psychology, Intelligent Systems
  • Microwave Devices, Engineering Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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:

    7

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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General Requirements

  • All required parts of the Coalition Application, Common Application, or QuestBridge Application
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee, or fee waiver for qualified students
  • Official high school transcript
  • Counselor letter of recommendation
  • Two academic teacher recommendations
  • Optional for students applying for fall 2021 entry:  SAT or ACT scores 
  • Official results of the TOEFL, TOEFL Special Home Edition, IELTS, PTE Academic, or Duolingo English Test if applicable
  • A completed College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nashville

  • 1183 - 2200 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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