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What will I learn?

The Computer Engineering major is offered through the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science departments at UWM. Computer engineering pertains to the design, implementation and maintenance of hardware and software components of computers and computer-controlled equipment.

Our program provides students with a broad and strong technical background in the field. It also helps students develop a solid grounding in computing, mathematics and engineering. Students will learn to apply these theoretical principles to design hardware, software, networks, and computerized equipment for diverse Application domains.

Honors in the College of Engineering and Applied Science

GPA of 3.500 or above, earned on a full-time student's GPA on 12 or more graded credits in a given semester.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,475.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 March 2022

Start date

24 January 2022, 6 September 2022


College of Engineering and Applied Science

3200 North Cramer Street,



53211, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High school graduation (or the equivalent) is required for admission.

For international students

Students who are graduating high school seniors or high school graduates (or equivalent) who haven’t previously attended a college or university.

TOEFL IBT: 79 or higher

TOEFL PBT: 548 or higher

IELTS/IELTS Indicator: 6.5 or higher

Duolingo: 120 or higher

PTEA: 56 or higher

IB: 5 in HL English

British A-level: C or Better

Fall (September) Semester Applications: March 1

Spring (January) Semester Applications: August 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

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  • A globally engaged, top research university
  • Located in Wisconsin’s largest city, Milwaukee
  • Offers over 200 academic programs
  • 17:1 student-to-teacher ratio

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