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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science: Where You Can Make a Difference

Come to Oregon State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science so you can become a leader in solving some of today’s most pressing problems. Electrical engineers and computer scientists are integral in creating the solutions our planet needs to ensure a bright future for all of us!

Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) and computer science (CS) consistently rank in the top 10 majors that earn the highest salaries in the nation.

  • The average starting salary for ECE majors is $73,0781
  • The average starting salary for CS majors is $74,1832
  • You could earn $40,000 on internships while in school

Electrical engineers and computer scientists are integral in creating the solutions we need to ensure a bright future for all of us! You could:

  • Save lives by creating new medical devices
  • Think of new alternative energy solutions
  • Make technology accessible for everyone around the world
  • Bring joy to people through entertainment, music, and art

If you are a woman who is accepted to the Oregon State University College of Engineering with a major in ECE or CS, you are eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship to be used during the 2018-2019 academic year when you enroll.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enroll for full-time (minimum 12 credits) for Fall, Winter & Spring quarters during the 2018-19 academic year.
  • Have a declared major in Pre-Electrical & Computer Engineering or Pre-Computer Science during the 2018-19 academic year.

Note: Current Engineering students are not eligible to apply. These scholarships are awarded only to incoming first year students.

For questions, please contact Sam Rifkin at samuel.rifkin@oregonstate.edu.

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Applications close on March 15, 2018

1 Fall 2016 National Association of Colleges and Employers Salary Survey

2 Fall 2017 National Association of Colleges and Employers Salary Survey