B.Sc. On Campus

Electrical Engineering

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

48 months
1082 USD/credit 33542 USD/year
1082 USD/credit 33542 USD/year
371 USD/credit 11501 USD/year
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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.


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.

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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: You will self-report your academic record. Use an unofficial transcript to fill in your information
  • 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

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  • International

    33542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1082 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    33542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1082 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11501 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 371 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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