School and Ranking Information
Computer engineering programs in or near Westminster, CO, are offered by 4-year universities, community colleges and for-profit institutions. Based on rankings, student population and number of degrees granted in the field of study, the following university is considered a top school in the Westminster area for computer engineering studies:
- Winner: By student enrollment, the University of Colorado at Boulder is the largest institution within 25 miles of Westminster that has programs in computer engineering. No other school in the area awards more degrees in this subject than this university. Students can pursue computer engineering studies at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree levels.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Colorado at Boulder|
|Ranking||#88 best national university(2015); #39 best graduate computer engineering programs (2014)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $10,347 (in-state); $32,115 (out-of-state)**|
|Computer Engineering Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, master's and doctoral|
|Computer Engineering Bachelor's Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013||41**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||70%**|
|Noteworthy||Undergraduate engineering programs ranked #36 (tie) among national universities that offer doctorates in the field (2014)*|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator
University of Colorado at Boulder
- Distance learning opportunities offered in the master's degree program
- Concurrent bachelor's/master's program available to computer engineering students
- Computer engineering students benefit from various labs and research centers, such as the Center for Environmental Technology and the Colorado Power Electronics Center
The over 32,000 students enrolled at the University of Colorado at Boulder can choose from more than 150 fields of study at the undergraduate and graduate degree levels. UC - Boulder students interested in studying computer engineering can take classes and complete degree programs offered through the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering.
The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering program covers introductory principles of electrical and computer engineering ranging from basic circuitry to advanced computer systems architecture. Students in the Master of Science program can choose a coursework-only path or a thesis option. Graduate courses include subjects like optical electronics principles, computer performance monitoring and computer systems structuring. In the Doctor of Philosophy program, students independently explore topics in computer engineering and systems design with supervision and assistance from faculty. Some potential areas of study include distributed systems, analysis of programming languages and advanced computer systems architecture.