Top Ten Reasons to Study EE or CE at Boston University

  1. At BU-ECE, we foster a sense of community and belonging. With a student-to-faculty ratio of just 5:1, banner23you’ll get personal attention while benefiting from the resources of a large university in a big city.
  2. At BU-ECE, you’ll be assigned a faculty advisor before you even arrive on campus!  You’ll meet with your advising group every week for the first semester, and regularly thereafter for the rest of your four years at BU. Your faculty advisor will help guide your curriculum choices and post graduation plans.
  3. At BU-ECE, you’ll always be taught by top-notch professors who are also doing research at the forefronts of their fields.  Our faculty teach every lecture… never teaching assistants or graduate students.
  4. At BU-ECE, you’ll have access to the Electronic Design-Automation Lab, the High Performance Computing Lab, the High-Tech Tools and Toys Lab, plus numerous other state-of- the-art ECE teaching facilities and the Ingalls Engineering Resource Center.
  5. At BU-ECE, you can join the on-campus chapters of numerous professional organizations and student groups including the IEEE , BU Energy Club, Engineers Without Borders (a community service group), FIRST Robots Advisory Team, Minority Engineering Society, Society of Woman Engineers, and more.
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  6. At BU-ECE you can minor in any other engineering discipline that BU offers. You can also minor in any of a large number of disciplines in the liberal arts.
  7. At BU-ECE you can arrange a study-abroad program without missing any semesters. We tailor our programs with partner institutions overseas so that the same technical courses are covered at the host school in “semester sync” with our on-campus programs.
  8. At BU-ECE, you’ll have ample opportunity to work with faculty on research at the forefronts of technology. We’ll expect you to gain valuable research and design experience by working on real problems that matter.
  9. At BU-ECE, you’ll have access to the Career Development Office catering just to engineers. Did you know that the demand for electrical and computer engineers has never been higher, and that our graduates are among the most highly paid of graduating seniors?
  10. At BU-ECE, you’ll learn to work on the problems of tomorrow – today!

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