48 months
43400 USD/year
43400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Electrical Engineering at Valparaiso University prepares students with the engineering expertise and well-rounded education necessary to lead and serve society. 


Students in the Electrical Engineering program at Valparaiso University have the opportunity to explore:

  • Circuit Design: Circuit analysis and design goes from theory to practice. Valpo engineers get practical skills from the five circuit labs in the curriculum.
  • Signal Processing: Students use computer technology to filter, encrypt, compress, and modify digital audio and video signals like those found on a cell phone.
  • Power Systems: Power systems is a specialty of Valpo’s ECE curriculum, including a strong tie to industry and two advanced classes in power systems and power electronics.
  • Nanotechnology: The study of the very small; represents one of the fastest growing multidisciplinary fields.

Career Prospects

Training in electrical engineering prepares graduates for a variety of careers. Among them are:
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Automotive engineering
  • Electronics
  • Marine engineering
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Oil and gas industry engineer
  • Consulting engineering
  • Broadcast engineer
  • Project engineer
  • Network engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Professor
  • Robotics engineer
  • Researcher
  • Application engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Engineering
  • The Human Experience
  • Newtonian Mechanics
  • Experimental Physics 
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Technical Writing for ECE

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions. However, applying as early as possible after our application opens is recommended to have the greatest number of scholarship opportunities. The international deadline of May 1, is the preferred date.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your application to Valparaiso University
  • A copy of your passport
  • An official copy of your high school transcripts, with an English translation if they are in another language. Your transcripts are considered official if:They are sent directly from your guidance counselor or another high school official.
  • You bring them to campus in a sealed and stamped envelope that came directly from your high school.
  • They are sent directly from a credential evaluator, such as WES or ECE.
  • They are directly from a government sponsoring organization or EducationUSA officer.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    43400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Valparaiso

1223 - 1978 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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