Why study EECS at NU?
Here's what undergraduate study in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at Northwestern offers you . . .
Exciting research opportunities
As an undergraduate, you could be involved in hands-on research on exciting projects in our research labs, alongside graduate students, providing you with a solid experiential foundation when you graduate. Check out our undergraduate research opportunities.
Excellent reputation of our school and faculty
EECS faculty members are Fellows of ACM, IEEE, OSA, APS, Materials Research Society and AAAS. Several are chaired faculty, and nineteen of our assistant facultyhave received PYI, NYI or CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation. Two of our emeritus faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Areas of Study / Degree programs
Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Engineering (CE), or Computer Science (CS), Weinberg B.A. in Computer Science, and a concurrent BS/MS or BS/MA degree for both McCormick and Weinberg students. Click the links for more information on each.
Interdisciplinary research with schools and faculty across campus
Kellogg School of Management, music, linquistics, arts & sciences, communications, economics, psychology, transportation center, education and social policy, earth and planetary sciences, as well as within the Engineering school: biomedical engineering, physics, IE/MS, and many more. Check out the list of faculty groups and their interdisciplinary collaborations.
Northwestern's amazing location on the Lake Michigan shore in Evanston, and close proximity to Chicago's beautiful metropolitan atmosphere
There is so much to say about the beauty of Northwestern's location in Evanston: beautiful campus, abundant local restaurants, summer festivals, astounding theatre and arts, athletics offerings, plenty of convenient housing, easy access to Chicago on the El and Metra. Visit "Life at Northwestern" and explore!
We look forward to hearing from you!
If you would like specific information about one or more of our programs, please feel free to download and look through our comprehensive Undergraduate Study Manual, or phone us at 847-491-3451, or email mentors @ eecs.northwestern.edu. Your phone call or email will be forwarded to a mentor who can answer your questions.