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Electrical Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Dayton, OH, United States
With our bachelor’s degree program in electrical engineering, you’ll be wired for success. Electrical engineering is a broad-based degree program concerning the study and application of devices and systems involving electrical signals, electronics and electromagnetics. It includes the rapidly developing areas of control systems, digital and computer systems, microelectronics, telecommunications, radar systems, robotics, signal and image processing and more.
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  • The electrical engineering program develops your skills to learn, lead and serve in your profession and community. You will receive a thorough education in the principles and methods fundamental to the electrical engineering profession. With many technical elective options, you can customize your education by focusing your studies in one of several designated concentration areas. The electro-optics concentration aids you in pursuing new careers in photonics, an important emerging technology that impacts computers, communications and electronics. The robotics concentration allows you to specialize in robotics and control systems.
  • Our state-of-the-art laboratories give you access to hands-on learning. In addition to the laboratories dedicated to the undergraduate curriculum, you can make new discoveries by taking advantage of various research opportunities. Our laboratories include the Advanced Computer Architectures Lab, Advanced Digital Design Laboratories, Communications Lab, Embedded Signal Processing Lab, Ham-Radio Lab, Intelligent Signals Systems Lab, Microfabrication Lab, Microwave Electronics Lab, Robotics Lab, Signal and Image Processing Lab, Systems and Control Research Lab, Ultraviolet Laser Lithography Lab and Vision Lab.
  • It’s important to be well prepared to begin your studies in electrical engineering. You should take chemistry and physics, and we recommend four years of high school mathematics, including algebra and trigonometry. While knowledge of calculus is not expected, it is helpful.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • CHM 123General Chemistry3
  • CMM 100Principles of Oral Communication3
  • CPS 150Algorithms & Programming I4
  • ECE 101Introduction to Electrical & Computer Engineering II (2 semesters)0
  • ECE 200Professional Development Seminar (2 semesters)0
  • ECE 201L Circuit Analysis Laboratory1
  • ECE 203Introduction to MATLAB Programming1
  • ECE 332Electromagnetics3
  • ECE 333Applied Electromagnetics3
  • ECE 334Discrete Signals & Systems3
  • ECE 340Engineering Probability & Random Processes3
  • ECE 415Control Systems3
  • ECE 431L Multidisciplinary Engineering Design Laboratory I2
  • ECE 432L Multidisciplinary Design II3
  • ECE 433Project Management & Innovation1
  • EGR 100Enrichment Workshop (2 semesters)0
  • EGR 103Engineering Innovation2
  • EGR 201Engineering Mechanics3
  • EGR 202Engineering Thermodynamics

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.

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    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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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Undergraduate International AdmissionInternational students applying for first-year or transfer admission to the University of Dayton must submit the following documents:
  • Application, including the essay. International students may complete either the Application for Undergraduate Admission and Scholarship or the Common Application. There is no application fee.
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • Official copy of secondary transcripts (in language of original issue) of all previously attended secondary schools, including dates of attendance, all subjects studied, grades earned and marks achieved on examinations; any transcripts not issued in English should be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • TOEFL score (or equivalent).
  • F-1 and J-1 students must provide a letter of financial support and a bank statement showing sufficient funds to cover the first year of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

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