ECE: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Accredited by ABET
Undergraduate Programs

Thinking of studying ECE?

Admission To ECE

Information for high school students, transfer students, VT engineering students, and non-engineers...

See also:

Guide to Majors at Virginia Tech

4-year Bradley Scholarships

Bradley Scholarships covering tuition, fees, room, and board, are awarded yearly to a limited number of incoming freshmen who elect to major in electrical or computer engineering.

Still have questions?

We have answers. Contact an ECE advisor. If you would like to talk to a student or faculty member, we can help you make that connection.

Women in ECE

Engineer Your Life has information about women in electrical and computer engineering. If you're a young woman considering the study of EE or CPE, you might be interested in reading a profile of NASA engineer Ayanna Howard.

Interested in other stories of other female engineers? Find out about Tara Teich, who is currently working on Star Wars video games for LucasArts, and Shaundra Daily, an EE who is developing emotion-reading software at MIT's Media Lab.

What is Electrical Engineering?


Electrical Engineering provides the basis for much of today's technology and enables EEs to work in fields ranging from medical imaging to entertainment. For a description (continued)...

What is Computer Engineering?


Computer engineers continually push the capability and applicability of computers in every industry and every facet of modern life. For a description (continued)...


Visiting Campus?

We encourage you to visit campus while classes are in session.

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Information Sessions are held on Mondays and Fridays from 2-3 p.m. in 340 Whittemore Hall while classes are in session. Please call (540) 231-2163 to schedule an appointment to attend a Monday or Friday ECE Information Session. Directions & Maps

See also:

College of Engineering Information sessions (weekdays, 11:15 a.m.)

What do students say?

Get the perspective of ECE students. Read what they say about why they are in ECE, what is the most fun and greatest challenge, advice, and more..

Meet the ECE ambassadors...

Our student ambassadors enjoy discussing ECE with students who are considering electrical or computer engineering at Virginia Tech. You can meet them on a tour of the department, or email them if you have questions...