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Computer Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) Bethlehem, PA, United States
Students who graduate from the Computer Engineering program at Lehigh University go on to design individual microprocessors, personal computers, supercomputers, biomedical devices, automobile control systems and industrial robotics. 
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Overview

They work in areas like circuit design, embedded systems, communications and networking. They solve technologically challenging problems using their critical thinking skills, specialized knowledge of computer engineering and fundamental knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering principles.

Computer engineers differ from computer scientists and programmers because they focus more on hardware, while computer scientists focus more on software. However, computer engineers address the relationship and interactions between software and hardware in solving real engineering problems.

Why Computer Engineering at Lehigh University?

  • Because you want to spend your days designing computers, microprocessors, supercomputers, robotics, biomedical devices and automobile control systems
  • Because you are fascinated by the hardware that makes up computers
  • Because you want to solve technologically challenging problems using your critical thinking skills and interest in math, science and engineering

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:

  • Introduction to Computer Engineering
  • Principles of Electrical Engineering
  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Electronics Circuits Laboratory
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Systems Software
  • Signals and Systems
  • Operating System Design
  • Digital System Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • $70 Application Fee
  • Electronic submission from your school through the Common Application website is accepted and encouraged.
  • Lehigh University will adopt a test optional policy for the SAT or ACT during the 2020-21 year.
  • Transcripts must have the high school seal and/or official signature and be from a high school with a CEEB code.
  • All non-US citizens are required to submit the Certificate of Finances form filled out for all four years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bethlehem

  • 1000 - 1500 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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