B.Sc. On Campus

Computer Engineering

The University of Akron

48 months
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11880 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The majors in the Computer Engineering program of The University of Akron will design and develop hardware and software for all of these systems, ranging from software applications to communication networks to components in computing systems to small embedded sensors.


Computer Engineering Fundamentals

Branches of computer engineering include:

  • operating systems
  • embedded systems design
  • digital circuits
  • algorithms
  • software design
  • computer architecture

Important applications include:

  • wired and wireless networks
  • simulation
  • automation
  • digital control
  • sensing
  • robotics
  • “apps,” data management

The comprehensive curriculum of the Computer Engineering program of The University of Akron prepares students to identify, formulate and implement solutions to real-world problems. Students learn how to use modern engineering tools in well-equipped laboratories, with activities that reinforce the concepts learned in the classroom. The curriculum emphasizes design and teamwork, and culminates in a capstone senior design project that integrates the material learned in earlier courses. Our well-established co-op program enables students to strengthen the connections between theory and practice in a professional setting, and provides valuable industrial experience.

Our Faculty

  • hold doctoral degrees in a wide range of areas in electrical and computer engineering
  • are actively engaged in both teaching and research
  • direct industry- and government-funded research and development projects
  • bring their extensive practical experience into the classroom
  • advise undergraduate and graduate students in their research and design projects

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in computer engineering prepares you to:

  • design and develop software for embedded and networked systems
  • solve technical problems
  • design, develop and test computer chips, circuit boards, computer systems and related equipment

Career Outlook

Computer engineering has consistently ranked among the top ten careers for salary and placement nationally. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Chemistry
  • Analytic Geometry-Calculus
  • Tools for Computer Engineering
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Computer Science

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

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11880 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 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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