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Computer Engineering

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What is Computer Engineering?

Computer Engineering is the design and use of computing systems at all levels. This major may interest you if you enjoy understanding, designing, and working with computers. In this major, you will learn every part of a computer system from top to bottom. As a computer engineer, you will be well prepared to create the wide array of computing systems and devices that we all use and depend on every day.

Career Options

  • Computer system architecture
  • GPU architecture
  • Hardware design
  • Microprocessor design
  • Programming
  • Research
  • Software architecture

Post-Graduation Success1

90% employed or continuing education

75% employed after graduation

15% attending graduate school

$85,824 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: Microsoft, Amazon, Capital One

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

32 - 34 ACT Score

1420 - 1520 SAT Score

3.62 - 3.94 High School GPA

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $17,040
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $36,394

Non-Resident

  • Tuition: $34,182
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $53,876

International

  • Tuition: $39,400
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $59,094
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