college of engineering
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Every aspect of modern life is influenced by electrical and computer engineers. They design and develop systems ranging from massive power grids and global communications networks to tiny integrated circuits inside computers and personal electronics.
The University of Akron's electrical and computer engineering program prepares you for your career by providing a high-quality education rich with experiential learning opportunities and the chance to learn from the best.
Learn about our graduate studies in electrical and computer engineering.
- Communications, Networks and Information Systems
- Control Systems and Robotics
- Computer Engineering
- Electromagnetics and Antenna Theory
I have always been interested in electronics. When I was a kid, I loved helping set up things like TVs and VCRs around the house. Engineering provides me with the opportunity to create something out of nothing. The campus is beautiful, and the engineering program is excellent. I am very happy I made the decision to go to UA!”
Majoring in electrical engineering
Get paid, on-the-job experience as part of your engineering curriculum – learn more!
The College of Engineering received a record amount of research funding in 2018. Be a part of the effort to find solutions to everyday challenges through research in electrical engineering.
Akron Guarantee Scholarship
The University of Akron provides affordable excellence for students and their families. Learn about the Akron Guarantee Scholarship.
93% of our graduating engineers have jobs within six months of graduation. Dig into our Engineering Co-op and Placement Program to see what opportunities await.
You will learn from the best. Our faculty are exceptional leaders in their field. They provide students with individualized attention and will be your champions from day one.