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Why choose a degree program in engineering at Virginia Tech?

For starters, our undergraduate engineering programs rank 4th in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report, but excellent academics aren't the only thing that set us apart.

In addition to a fun and inclusive campus culture that takes the university's motto of Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) to heart, our engineering students have access to cutting edge labs and facilities, world-class faculty, and a wide array of hands-on learning and design experiences.

Why ECE?

Our programs continue to push the envelope when it comes to cutting-edge research and hands-on learning. Research and project-based learning combined with faculty who have a passion for teaching--equals a recipe for student success. Want to learn more about how electrical and computer engineering is evolving? Read on for more information about our programs as well as information related to lab tours and campus visits. 


The B.S. degree in electrical engineering and the B.S. degree in computer engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

ECE Students Working

What is Computer Engineering?

Computer engineers continually push the capability and applicability of computers in every industry and every facet of modern life, read more.

What is Electrical Engineering?

What is Electrical Engineering?

Electrical Engineering provides the basis for much of today's technology and enables EE's to work in fields ranging from medical imaging to entertainment, read more.

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Visiting Campus?

Summer 2024: ECE Information Sessions will be offered in-person on select Mondays from 2:00pm-3:00pm.

Please visit ECE Ambassador Information Session/Lab Tour to schedule an appointment to attend.

Design & Research

Design & Research

ECE undergraduates have many opportunities to get hands on with cutting-edge design and research projects.

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.

Maroon shirts are worn by our student ambassadors when they give tours of the electrical and computer engineering department. This way, interested students and families can easily identify their tour guides.

Schedule a Visit

The ECE Department offers information sessions and lab tours while classes are in session. To reserve a date and time: ECE Ambassador Information Session/Lab Tour.

ECE Student Perspectives