School and Ranking Information
There are no schools based directly in Mesa, AZ, that have programs in computer engineering and computer electronics. Students interested in studying in these fields will need to explore institutions outside of Mesa, with the nearest being in Tempe, AZ. Based on ranking, school type and student population, the following university is considered a top school in the Mesa area for computer engineering and computer electronics degree programs:
- Winner: Arizona State University in Tempe is the only postsecondary institution within 25 miles of Mesa that provides programs in computer engineering and computer electronics. Students can pursue a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree in computer engineering.
School Info Chart
|Category||Arizona State University - Tempe|
|Rankings||#129 (tie) Best National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $9,861 (in state); $23,654 (out-of-state)**|
|Computer Engineering and Computer Electronics Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, master's and doctoral|
|Computer Engineering and Computer Electronics Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013||54**|
|Most Popular Computer Engineering and Computer Electronics Degree in 2012-2013||Bachelor's (51 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||59%**|
|Noteworthy||Undergraduate engineering programs rank #41 among national universities (2015) and graduate engineering programs rank #43 among national universities (2015)*|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator
Arizona State University
- Computer engineering studies combine lectures and lab experiences
- Bachelor's degree program in computer systems engineering accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
- Students can access the Engineering Career Center, in which employers connect with students for internship and job opportunities
The largest university in the country by student population, Arizona State University (ASU) enrolls nearly 49,000 students, with the number increasing to more than 76,000 at all campuses. ASU also offers more than 90 online degrees and certificates. The School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering is part of ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in, among other areas, industrial, software and computer engineering.
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Computer Systems Engineering program merges scientific and technical concepts that assist in the creation of security infrastructure, networks, operating systems and other hardware and software solutions. Students focus on cutting-edge issues related to integrating computing principles with engineering and communication capabilities and creating products, such as control systems for cars and information defense systems. The curriculum covers digital hardware design, human computer interaction and computer network design.
Designed for students who desire a more thorough understanding of systems engineering concepts, the Master of Science in Computer Engineering with a concentration in Computer Systems Engineering program includes a significant amount of research, often supervised by engineers and scientists in controlled lab settings where product and systems are implemented and tested. Coursework may include advanced computer architecture, systems optimization and advanced network management. Students who select the thesis option are required to complete a written and oral thesis; those who select the non-thesis option are required to take a comprehensive exam.
The Ph.D. in Computer Engineering is an 84-credit hour program offering studies in computer architecture, algorithms and optimization techniques. Students must select an area of concentration in computer systems engineering or electrical engineering. This program allows for more independent study.