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Computer Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New York City, NY, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program offered by Virginia State University prepares students by providing a strong background in mathematics, statistics, sciences and engineering, with emphasis in computer hardware, software, interfacing and design.
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This Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program at Virginia State University grants elective flexibility for specialization in all aspects of computing and related areas. As an engineering student at VSU, you will have the opportunity to participate in undergraduate research, summer internships, professional societies and leadership skills development. If you are interested in computer systems and how these interact, computer engineering is a major you should consider.

Computer engineering covers the analysis, design, and application of computer systems, including the design of computer based real-time data acquisition systems, and analysis and design of computer hardware, software and their trade-offs. It also focuses on the physical implementation of computing devices, the interaction between hardware and software, and the methodologies for designing digital systems.

Industries associated with electronics and computers often have many positions classified as computer engineering. In addition, since most industries do rely heavily on computers and automation, there are many computer engineering positions for graduates in this field.

Ojectives and Outcomes

Within a few years after graduation, graduates of the Computer Engineering are expected to: 

  • Advance in their profession as globally competitive leaders in their selected career field.
  • Practice the profession ethically and responsibly throughout their careers, and contribute to the welfare of local, national, and global communities.
  • Present and produce technical papers or media to enhance individual and organizational productivity.
  • Engage in professional development throughout their careers to broaden their knowledge for significant contributions to technological innovation.
  • 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:

    • Calculus
    • Physics
    • Technical Communication
    • Digital Systems
    • Differential Equations
    • Microprocessors
    • Chemistry
    • Digital Signal Processing and Filter Design
    • Linear System Analysis
    • Advanced Digital System Design
    • Adv. Micro & Micro-Controller

    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 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

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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

    • A completed application
    • Completed International Applicant SupplementPDF download
    • Official or certified copies of all academic records in Native Language to include examinations from the examinations councils (copies will not be accepted). 
    • Translated academic records/ transcripts, originals only, copies not accepted (We recommend World Education Services)
    • Official SAT or ACT scores sent directly from test agency.
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers.
    • Two letters of recommendationPDF download – Freshmen only (one must be from your Guidance Counselor). 
    • Personal Statement or essay on your Future Aspirations  
    • Proof of Immunization

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      16542 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16542 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      16542 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16542 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      5540 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for New York City

    • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
      Living Costs

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


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