B.Sc. On Campus

Electrical and Computer Engineering

University at Albany

48 months
24910 USD/year
24910 USD/year
7070 USD/year
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The Electrical and Computer Engineering program of University at Albany is one of the few programs in the country that provides a solid foundation in both electrical engineering and computer engineering – while also allowing you to customize your degree through a wide variety of electives to meet your interests and career goals.


Studies can be adjusted to emphasize computer engineering, electrical engineering, or both through the selection of electives in the junior and senior years, providing both the depth and breadth that will make you well-prepared for today's job market or to advance to graduate studies.

Program Highlights

Faculty: Learn from world-class faculty who are actively engaged in cutting-edge research

Hands-On: Practice what you learn using modern tools and through hands-on laboratories and projects

Design: Solve real-world problems through a year-long capstone design experience with externally sponsored engineering projects

Community: Live and take classes with other incoming freshmen engineering students in the Living-Learning Community

Experience: Access internship and job opportunities near campus at government agencies and companies like General Electric, IBM, Global Foundries

Network: Develop your professional network by joining student chapters of professional organizations including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the National Society of Black Engineers, and the Association for Computing Machinery

Career Outcomes

UAlbany's program of study encourages you to pursue a focus you are passionate about, giving you greater access to post-graduation opportunities that suit your skill set. With a sound understanding of both electrical and computer engineering, you will be qualified to pursue careers that work with multiple aspects of engineering.

Electrical engineers and computer engineers are in high demand and professionals with these unique skills typically enjoy high starting salaries compared with other majors. The median salary for computer hardware engineers in the U.S. is $115,120, and $97,970 for electrical and electronics engineers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Common positions for professionals with this degree include:

  • Computer engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer hardware engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Engineering 
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering 
  • Programming for Engineers
  • Circuits
  • Discrete Structures
  • Data Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the application
  • You may scan your transcripts to us All freshman applicants are required to submit a transcript from their secondary school, and academic transcripts in languages other than English must be accompanied by an official and certified English translation
  • Submit your test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), SAT or ACT as required
  • Submit the International Student Financial Statement
  • Submit a 250- to 500-word personal essay
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24910 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24910 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    24910 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24910 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7070 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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