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College of Engineering and Applied Science

About Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering provides a rigorous program that allows our students to compete with students at top-level institutions. Students from our program have gone on as graduate students to attend Stanford, Purdue and Cal-Berkeley. Our students have careers that cross many boundaries. Not only do they have opportunities in diverse applications of electrical and computer engineering, such as computer design, gaming, internet, space vehicles, robotics and biomedicine, but many have become doctors, lawyers and business executives. With a degree in electrical and computer engineering at UW, you will receive the training needed to succeed in your chosen area.

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Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with Bioengineering Option
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering
  • BS/MS Quickstart Program in Electrical Engineering

Why Electrical and Computer Engineering?

  • Choose from three concentrations, including electrical engineering, computer engineering or bioengineering.
  • Forbes ranked biomedical engineering the most valuable college major. There is a projected 62 percent growth rate for the time period of 2010-2020 in this field.
  • The January 2014 Salary Survey reports computer engineering as No. 2 in average starting salaries.
  • Nearly 100 percent of our graduates have job placements or have been accepted to graduate school.
  • The department has well-equipped laboratories, offers free access to computer systems running software needed for studies, maintains small class sizes and provides a friendly, supportive environment for students.



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CEAS Students Take Advantage of Silicon Valley Summit Experience

January 6, 2017 ‖ Eight students from the University of Wyoming took advantage of an opportunity to meet with top engineering and business professionals over the summer.

WDH President Corey McGregor in front of the adaptive hunting trailer built by a CEAS student team.

UW Engineering Student Group Designs Adaptive Hunting Trailer

November 18, 2016 ‖ Disabled Wyoming hunters just got a big boost, thanks to a project designed and built by a team of University of Wyoming mechanical engineering students.

David Bagley (left) and Steve Barrett (right) were honored as Top Profs.

Bagley, Barrett Named ‘Top Profs’ By Mortar Board

November 17, 2016 ‖ Two faculty members of the College of Engineering and Applied Science were honored recently by a University of Wyoming student organization.

Contact Us

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EN 5068

Dept. 3295

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2279


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