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Electrical Engineering, B.Eng.

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As an Electrical Engineering major at SUNY Maritime College, you will gain in-depth classroom and practical knowledge about power generation, control and use. When you graduate, you will be prepared to design, service and operate electrical systems and electrical power systems.


Learning in Electrical Engineering at SUNY Maritime College  goes well beyond the classroom. You will spend your time in labs, designing, building and testing ways to generate and deliver power, and analyzing the results. Increasingly, courses focus on sources of renewable energy and its impact on the maritime and transportation industries.

If you are interested in working onboard a commercial vessel, you may pursue a U.S. Coast Guard deck or engine license. Both license programs require membership in the college’s regiment of cadets. Earning a Coast Guard license does not require military service.

  • In the deck program, you will focus on learning navigation, cargo handling and a variety of ship systems.

  • The engine program focuses on powering and controlling a ship’s engine and energy systems.

If working onboard a vessel is not part of your plan, you may pursue a more traditional college experience through the professional internship option. In this track, you will complete two internships. Electrical Engineering students have completed internships with:

  • Con Edison
  • Turner Construction


The Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Electrical Engineering courses focus on electrical science, math and the sciences, and teach students to think abstractly.

Your academic knowledge is tested and supplemented by professional learning experiences. All students choose either to complete two summer internships, or pursue a U.S. Coast Guard deck or engine license by sailing the college Training Ship Empire State VI, and joining the regiment of cadets. The regiment is a disciplined lifestyle program and is not affiliated with the military.

For more information, please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

We recommend that all applicants take:

  • 4 years of English
  • 4 years of social studies
  • 3 years of mathematics
  • 3 years of science

You should apply as a freshman if you have never attended college before. Here's what to do:

  • Apply online using the SUNY Application or Common Application
  • All academic credentials must have an official seal, stamp or signature of a school or government official, and be submitted in the original language (if not in English, it must be accompanied by an exactly worded and certified translation).
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • 250 word essay or personal statement.
  • Submit your English Proficiency test scores via an official score report for the TOEFL or SAT or ACT or IELTS

Tuition Fee

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    15916 USD/year
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    12362 USD/year
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  • In-State

    14082 USD/year
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
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