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Computer Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #198 (WUR) Washington, D. C., DC, United States
The Computer Engineering program at George Washington University's School of Engineering and Applied Science prepares students to specialize in computer systems architecture, computer communications networking and very-large-scale integrated (VLSI) systems.
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These are one-of-a-kind opportunities to be involved in cutting-edge research and internships at federal laboratories and high-tech companies.

Our program’s flexibility allows George Washington University Computer Engineering students to combine the best of both worlds: to take courses toward their major in both electrical engineering and computer science. They can also complete a minor in computer science.

You will learn how to make computer hardware and software work together. This includes learning and understanding the fundamentals of designing computing devices, building very-large-scale integrated (VLSI) circuits and integrating hardware and software.

What can I do in the Computer Engineering field?

You can contribute to high-speed computing advances that reduce tasks from days to hours, or be a part of the ongoing innovations in satellite and GPS technology, or push the boundaries of cell phone, PDA and other miniaturized computer-systems technology.

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 include:
  • Introduction to Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering
  • C Programming for ECE
  • Data Structures&Algorithms ECE
  • Circuit Theory
  • Engineering Electronics
  • Engineering Seminar
  • Design of Logic Systems I
  • Circuits, Signals, and Systems
  • Analog Electronics Design
  • Digital Electronics and Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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