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The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art education that prepares our students to be successful in engineering practice, advanced studies and research. The Oregon State advantage is recognized by leaders in industry.

Our undergraduates experience hands-on education and a culture of innovation, and we have one of the largest graduate programs within the university. Our top-ranked faculty have research programs that span the following areas:

Undergraduate Programs

  • ABET accredited programs leading to B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or B.S. in Computer Science.
  • Unique program in computer science that is the only one in the nation that offers a bachelor’s degree online for post-baccalaureate students and can be completed in one year.
  • Undergraduate certificate in cybersecurity for any student currently pursuing a bachelor's degree at Oregon State (including students in the post-baccalaureate computer science program), or anyone who already has a bachelor’s from an accredited institution.
  • Year-long capstone senior design course with industry sponsorship and participation.
  • MECOP internship program (places selected students in industry for two different six-month internships).
  • More than 3,600 enrolled students.
  • Approximately $450,000 in scholarships awarded by EECS to undergraduates each year.

Industry representatives speak about the Oregon State advantage.

Graduate Programs

  • Strong graduate programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.
  • Approximately 470 enrolled students.
  • Apply to EECS graduate programs.

Diversity and Inclusion

Encouraging women and underrepresented minority students in the field of engineering is important to educators and industry alike. Our faculty, who serve as mentors to the students, have diverse backgrounds and experiences, and are motivated to increase the diversity of undergraduate students. Visit our Diversity and Inclusion page to learn more.

We also work closely with the college’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Living in Corvallis

Corvallis is a small, friendly college town that is consistently ranked high for livability. In 2016, College Magazine ranked Corvallis fourth in their top 10 college towns you’ll never want to leave, the 12th best small place for business and careers by Forbes Magazine, and one of the top five cities for entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur Magazine. An hour’s drive of the Pacific Coast and two hours from the Cascades and high desert, Corvallis is an ideal site to live and work. Visit our Life in Corvallis page to learn more.