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Computer Engineering, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
West Hartford, CT, United States
The Computer Engineering program at University of Hartford will allow you to start with a rigorous engineering foundation in mathematics, the physical sciences, and a foundation in computer hardware and computer science.
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We are living in the era of the Internet. Almost any device or issue you can think of (computer networks, cyber security, controls for robotics, telephones, and more) involves computer hardware and software. Devices enhance how we work, play, and communicate. The design, development, and maintenance of devices involves critical teams of hardware and software specialists.

A wide variety of skills and expertise are needed in this area, from traditional hardware design and engineering, to computer programming. The most exciting new area involves bridging the gap between hardware and software to focus on the application of computer systems to real-world problems. Through this Computer Engineering program at University of Hartford, you will gain the necessary skills to design, build, repair, and maintain this type of equipment and tools used in everyday life.

Career Outlook

Our computer engineering program is designed to prepare you for career success.

Computer engineers solve problems to improve our lives. The growth of computer disciplines is driven by a virtual circle. Advances in computer technology lead to entirely new products and markets that were previously not possible or even imagined, which in turn lead to new companies that produce further advances with innovative breakthroughs. In time, every aspect of society is affected.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Freshman Dialogue 
  • Engineering and Design 
  • Graphic Communication 
  • Calculus 
  • Academic Writing 
  • Engineering Computer Applications  
  • Calculus-Based Physics 
  • A Western Heritage: The Humanities 
  • Electric Circuit Analysis 
  • Circuits Laboratory 
  • Digital System Logic 
  • Digital Laboratory 
  • Differential Equations 
  • Microprocessor Applications 
  • Computer Architecture 
  • Electronics Fundamentals 
  • Electronics Laboratory 
  • Engineering Mechanics 

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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Web Application - Please complete this online application.
  • The Common Application – Please complete this application if you are attending a High/Prep School in the US or an International School overseas.
  • If English is not your native language you are required to prove that your language ability is meets our minimum standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for West Hartford

  • 1100 - 1600 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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