Admission To ECE
Information for high school students, transfer students, VT engineering students, and non-engineers...
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.
Find out about Tara Teich, who is currently working on Star Wars video games for LucasArts, Shaundra Daily, an EE who is developing emotion-reading software at MIT's Media Lab, and Paige Kassalen, the VT ECE alumna who is working on the worlds first solar-powered flight.
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)...
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
College of Engineering Information sessions (weekdays, 11:15 a.m.)
Design and Research
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...