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Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering 3+2 Option, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Wilmington, NC, United States
The Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering 3+2 Option from University of North Carolina Wilmington strives for excellence in teaching and offers a modern curriculum leading to an undergraduate degree in computer science.
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Overview

The Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering 3+2 Option from University of North Carolina Wilmington offers students the opportunity to obtain a degree in a science major from UNCW in approximately three years, then complete an engineering degree at NC State in their final two years of study. UNCW students will complete the NC State engineering transfer requirements while completing their UNCW major and University Studies requirements. These programs must be started in the fall of the freshman year, otherwise they can not be completed on a 3+2 schedule.

Education

It considers the use of experiential education, including project-based software development and internships, to be essential for effective learning. The department is committed to preparing its students for careers in the emerging knowledge-based economy and helping them become life-long learners.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry
  • Calculus with Analytic Geometry
  • Multivariate Calculus
  • General Physics
  • Intro to Computer Science
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures
  • Introduction to Data Structures
  • Computer Organization
  • Object-Oriented Programming and Design 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    54

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Completed online application.
  • Non-refundable $80 application fee (check or money order in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank, payable to UNCW).
  • Essay & short answer
  • An official transcript, translated into English (translation must be certified), of grades from secondary school.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9254 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9254 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    4444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2222 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Wilmington

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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