Undergraduate students can work along side graduate students and faculty members on exciting projects in research labs.Undergraduate students can work along side graduate students and faculty members on exciting projects in research labs.
The electrical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.The electrical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Some of our graduates seek advanced degrees, and many go on to work at some of the largest tech companies in the world.Some of our graduates seek advanced degrees, and many go on to work at some of the largest tech companies in the world.

Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University offers the following undergraduate degrees:

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

The computer engineering and electrical engineering programs are accredited by ABET. 

Introductory Courses

Northwestern students who are interested in changing their major, or simply sampling the computer engineering or electrical engineering field, can take individual introductory courses.

Learn about introductory computer engineering courses
Learn about introductory electrical engineering courses

We also offer the following study options for undergraduates:

Combined BS/MS Degree

Research Opportunities

In the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, undergraduate students have ample, rich, and varied opportunities for doing real research in labs alongside graduate students and faculty members. For more information about research opportunities, see a list of the groups and labs in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Learn more about undergraduate research
See a list of the research groups and labs in the department

Student Groups & Organizations

Student groups and organizations provide an important opportunity for undergraduates to develop leadership skills and create opportunities to network with their fellow students, as well as faculty members, staff, and professionals in the field.

See a list of student groups and organizations in the department