B.S. Computer Engineering

B.S. Computer Engineering

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University of Idaho
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875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
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Computing for Tomorrow

Merge electrical engineering with computer science to build your future developing innovations in everything from medical equipment and automobiles to power grids and communication systems. Apply your broad-based knowledge and technical skills to develop computing technology for instrumentation, control, communication and power-conversion systems.

Fast Facts

  • Students partner with industry to solve real-world problems, enhancing their experience and gaining valuable skills for their futures.
  • High job placement of graduates starting at $60K+/year.
  • Faculty have received national recognition for research in Electromagnetics, Microelectronics and Power Systems.
  • Student opportunities to be involved in collaborative research dedicated to strengthening the nation’s cyber infrastructure.
  • Computer Systems Design
  • Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
  • Scientific Research and Development Services
  • Navigational Instruments Manufacturing
  • Electromedical Instruments Manufacturing
  • Computer Hardware Engineering
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer Architect
  • Quality Control Engineering
  • Applications Engineering


Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Degree Prep You may be interested in a degree in Computer Engineering if:
  • you have a strong work ethic and a natural curiosity.
  • you are interested in computer programming.

To prepare for the program, hone your skills in math and science, along with courses in advanced algebra, trigonometry, chemistry, physics, computer programming and calculus.
Degree Roadmap Click below to download a PDF of requirements for each plan:

For the latest information on all available Computer Engineering courses, view our Course Catalog.
Scholarships The College of Engineering provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $820,000. For information on specific scholarships, feel free to meet with a a representative from the College of Engineering's Student Services team.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

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Hands-On Learning Undergraduate hands-on learning and research opportunities in the laboratory, field, and classroom are plentiful. U-Idaho’s engineering senior capstone design program is ranked one of the best in the nation by the National Academy of Engineers. Students get opportunities to solve real-world engineering problems sponsored by industry partners, as well as to showcase their work in the annual Engineering Design EXPO.