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Electrical and Computer Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Behind the complex robots that build our vehicles and the tiny chips inside our smartphones are the best and brightest electrical engineers. They’re building the code and the machines that power so many aspects of our modern lives. You can become that kind of visionary with a Electrical and Computer Engineering degree from Calvin University.
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Overview

At Electrical and Computer Engineering program from Calvin University, you’ll learn in cutting-edge facilities equipped with everything you need to research, test, build, and refine your ideas. You’ll do all that alongside experienced Christian faculty who know your name and who want to see you succeed. Plus, you’ll get internship and study-abroad experience while still graduating in four years.

When you leave Calvin, you’ll have what you need to not just get a job, but to become a leader in your field. You’ll have the skills and experience employers are looking for and a Christian drive to serve people around you.

Key facts:

  • It’s rare to find an accredited engineering program at a Christian university. At Calvin, you’ll have all of that and still graduate in four years.
  • Internships are core to our engineering program. Calvin engineering staff and faculty will help you find real-world experiences that are relevant to your career goals.
  • Calvin engineers get jobs. 98% of engineering graduates have a job offer within six months of graduation, and 81% have one before they even graduate
  • Want an extra edge in the job market? Add an international or sustainability designation to your engineering degree without adding any extra semesters.

Accreditation

ABET accredited

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    National: Aug 15

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Design
  • Statics and Dynamics
  • Circuits Analysis and Electronics
  • Principles of Materials Science
  • Conservation Laws and Fluid Mechanics
  • Business for Engineers

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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.83

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.83 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

To apply to Calvin, please submit the following:

  • Calvin University Application OR The Common Application
  • High school transcript – submitted by your guidance counselor through the application.
  • Official college/university transcripts – if you’ve done any college or university course work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    37600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Grand Rapids

  • 990 - 1710 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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