The Electrical Engineering programme offered by Colorado State University has been a leader in innovation for more than a century. The ECE faculty prepare students for the vast, fast-paced field of electrical and computer engineering by emphasizing the fundamentals, while teaching them how to think creatively and work collaboratively.

About

The Electrical Engineering programme offered by Colorado State University produces leaders who make the magic happen in our modern world. From electric cars to smartphones to Global Positioning Systems, our graduates turn ideas into reality.

This program creates professionals with depth and breadth of knowledge, as well as the skills and mindset to continue to evolve and grow in a constantly changing high-tech environment. Offering a highly customizable curriculum, this program specializes in the following focus areas: biomedical engineering, communications and signal processing, computer engineering, controls and robotics, electric power and energy systems, electromagnetics and remote sensing, and lasers, optics, and applications.

Areas of study

  • Adaptive radar and sonar
  • Biomedical sensing and signals
  • Communications
  • Computer-aided design
  • Computer architecture
  • Computer networks and protocols
  • Control systems
  • Digital communications
  • Digital image processing
  • Digital signal processing
  • Distributed systems
  • Electromagnetics
  • Embedded systems
  • EUV lasers
  • Haptic interfaces
  • Heterogeneous computing

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital Circuit Logic
  • DC Circuit Analysis
  • Circuit Theory Applications
  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering
  • Introduction to Microprocessors
  • Introduction to Communications Principles
  • Linear System Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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    58

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Application – you must apply and be accepted into a degree program.
  • Application fee – $60 (U.S. Citizen/Permanent resident), $70 (International) non-refundable application fee.
  • GRE/GMAT scores – contact the academic department to verify whether the GRE/GMAT is required.
  • Official transcripts/credential & certified translations – official transcripts or mark sheets and any certificates, diplomas, or degrees from each college or university attended is required regardless of the length of attendance, including courses in progress.
  • Letters of recommendation – there is no standardized format unless specified by the academic department.
  • Additional departmental requirements.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    27596 USD/year
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  • National

    12772 USD/year
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Living costs for Fort Collins

  • 1210 - 1800 USD/month
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Funding

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