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BS in Computer Engineering
Pennsylvania State University


The program covers the breadth and depth of basic science, engineering, and abstract concepts of information handling. Students specialize are prepared for careers in the design, analysis and use of hardware, software and systems. The program is structured to ensure that graduates have a clear understanding of the design and the applications of computers, as well as the ability to apply this knowledge throughout their professional careers.

Core Courses -

  • Chemical Principles I
  • Computer Organization And Design
  • Introduction to Computer Architecture
  • Object Oriented Programming with Web-Based Applications
  • Introduction to Systems Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Circuits and Devices
  • Electronic Circuit Design
  • Signals and Systems: Continuous and Discrete-Time
  • Calculus With Analytic Geometry I
  • Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • General Physics: Mechanics
  • General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism



Annual Tuition Fee*

48 Months

Course Duration


Course Credits

On Campus

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Academic Pre-Requisites

High School Subject -

  • Math - Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry plus one-half unit of Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, or Calculus
  • English - 4 units, including 1 unit each in composition and literature
  • Social Studies/Art/Humanities - 3 units in any combination of social studies, arts, or humanities
  • Science - 3 units
  • Top ten percent standing in your high school class.

Standardized Tests-

  • The writing component of standardized tests (SAT or ACT) is not required. Additionally, we do not require SAT Subject Tests.
  • SAT: score of at least 1330
  • ACT: score of at least 30
  • TOEFL: A minimum TOEFL score of 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL and a minimum of 20 in each section
  • IELTS: A minimum score of 6.5



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Average Profile of Admits







Computer Engineering
  • fall 2019

Sukriti Khanna


Computer Engineering
  • fall 2019

Varsha Satheesh Kumar


Computer Engineering
  • fall 2019

Adarsh Srivastava


Computer Engineering
  • fall 2019

Gaurav Chaudhary


Computer Engineering
  • fall 2019


Resources -

  • EE Job Listserv (job posting for current students and alumini)
  • Penn State Career Services Center (for permanent jobs by top recruiting companies)
  • Engineering Career Resources Office ( for internships and co ops)

Position -

  • The students work as
  • System software and application developers; embedded system designers; network
  • architects; digital designers; and computer architects.

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