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Electrical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Lincoln, NE, United States
We offer a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers a complete electrical engineering undergraduate program to students on the City (Lincoln) and Scott (Omaha) campuses of the University of Nebraska.
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Overview

Electrical engineering is concerned with the production, transmission, and utilization of electrical energy and the creation, transmission and processing of information. This bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering is offered at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

This includes power generation and transmission systems, motors, batteries and control systems, as well as radio frequency (RF) systems, telecommunications, remote sensing, signal processing, digital circuits, instrumentation, audio, video and opto-electronics. Employment opportunities for electrical engineers cover a wide spectrum of activities including design, development, research, sales, and management. 

These activities are carried on in industrial organizations, public and private utilities, the communications and computer industry, governmental and educational institutions, and consulting engineering firms. The objective of this major is to offer students an education to become productive electrical engineers and be active, contributing citizens of the nation and the world.

Career Opportunities

  • Our Electrical Engineering B.S. degree can lead you to careers in a growing industry. The degree also enables you to pursue advanced degrees in medicine, biomedical, and law. Career areas include aerospace, bioengineering, computers, renewable energy and electric power, telecommunications, transportation, semiconductors, and other professions.
  • Recent employers include Boeing Company, Garmin International, National Instruments, ST Microelectronics, Intel, Halliburton, Microsoft Corp., General Dynamics, Black & Veatch, Nebraska Public Power District - Cooper Nuclear Station, and Danfoss Industries.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Fundamentals
  • Microprocessor Applications
  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering 
  • Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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

  • Transcripts: You will self-report your academic record. Use an unofficial transcript to fill in your information
  • ACT/SAT
  • After you've taken the ACT or SAT, request the testing institution to send us your official scores. Our codes are: ACT: 2482 and SAT: 6877
  • Application Fee: There is a $45 application fee payable with a credit card or a check. Make the check out to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and put the applicant's name on the memo line
  • Scholarship Statement: To be considered for leadership and diversity scholarships, you must write a 500-word essay all about you. Focus on leadership, career goals and community service

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1082 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1082 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1082 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1082 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    371 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 371 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 926 - 1380 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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