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- The electrical and computer engineering department is one of Clemson’s largest with 480 undergraduates and more than 170 graduate students.
- The average starting salary for new bachelor’s computer engineering graduates is $62,700, according to PayScale's 2012-13 report.
- For freshmen, we offer a robotics course in which you build and program robots while competing against fellow classmates.
- ECE partners with the Clemson University Research Foundation and the Spiro Institute to help students turn cutting-edge research into profitable business endeavors.
The laws of physics govern electricity, magnetism and light, and electrical engineering students at Clemson learn how to take those laws and use them to develop systems and services. From building a battery on a cordless drill to a GPS to electric power generators, electrical engineers’ work directly affects our daily lives. Hands-on problem solving, relevant research and direct contact with major industry leaders just scratch the surface of what you’ll encounter when you step into our classrooms and labs. Whether you envision yourself working in a lab or out in the field, this profession is about creating innovative technology solutions. You could be a part of the next revolution of vehicle electronics or working for a top technology company such as Intel or IBM.