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Electrical Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #62 (ARWU) Nashville, TN, United States
Electrical Engineering study at Vanderbilt University provides strong foundations in math, physics, and engineering. Upper-division courses allow you to explore the many disciplines of EE in greater depth. You won’t be stuck in a textbook; you’ll develop hands-on skills in the labs and doing projects that will challenge and stimulate you. 
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Overview

If you major in Electrical Engineering (EE) at Vanderbilt University, you can expect to line up a rewarding job well before you step off the graduation stage. EE is the backbone discipline of today’s technological explosion, from the development of microelectronics and robotics, to the embedded computer systems found in household appliances, automobiles, as well as spacecraft and satellite equipment. Increasingly, it is also the source for innovative solutions to challenges in energy and healthcare.

Key facts

  • You’ll have access to two large computing labs as well as six labs specialized for digital and analog circuits, robotics, and networking. While you work in the specialty labs, you won’t be crowded and you’ll get all the attention you need from your professor—in these labs there are never more than 12 students at a time.
  • 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 EE field, but they are terrific mentors and will help you find the best application of your talents and interests. You will have multiple opportunities to perform undergraduate research in a research group in the department for credit or as part of a paid internship.
  • 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.

Accreditation

ABET accredited degree.

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

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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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

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Funding

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