ENGAGING ECE STUDENTS. Total S tudents : 1,961 Computer Engineering ( CompE ) Majors : 791 Electrical engineering ( EE) majors: 1,170 CompE and EE Incoming Freshmen Average ACT Score : 31 Number Bachelor’s Degrees Conferred , 2012 -2013: 354. UNDERGRADUATES (2013-2014).
Total Students: 1,961
Computer Engineering (CompE) Majors: 791
Electrical engineering (EE) majors: 1,170
CompEand EE Incoming Freshmen Average ACT Score: 31
Number Bachelor’s Degrees Conferred, 2012-2013: 354
Total Students: 494
- 88 Master’s Degrees Conferred- 61 PhD Degrees Conferred
Job postings for MS/PhD students: 747
Job postings for BS students: 588
Scheduled on-campus interviews for EEs: 836
Scheduled on-campus interviews for CompE: 446Data from 2012-2013
ARE IN HIGH DEMAND
Average starting salary for BS in CompE: $77k
Average starting salary for BS in EE: $71k
All average starting salaries exceed national averages supplied by National Association of Colleges and Employers
In a 2010 article by The Wall Street Journal, recruiters said the University of Illinois was among the three best universities for recruiting students.
Some of our top employers:
ECE STUDENTS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND
Industry affiliates program in partnership with CS @ Illinois.
For annual fee, allows greater access to students by providing account management services and specialized benefits.
Add-on package available to Power Affiliates members: includes a technical talk, attendance at both Afterhours events, visibility, and priority access to additional benefits and speaking opportunities.
THE CORPORATE CONNECTION
ECE student groups offer opportunities for leadership, group work, social activities, and personal growth
ECESAC: students serve as both an advisory board to the department and planning group for student events and activities
HKN: the honor society for ECE students; Illinois is home to the Alpha chapter of HKN
IEEE: the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology; Illinois is home to second-largest student branch
WECE: devoted to supporting and encouraging women in engineering
Technical talks or information sessions with student groups
Competition or hack
Senior Design Projects
Advise students on professional development topics
Saturday Engineering for Everyone
Engineering Open House
PULSE, PECI, SPAC
Technical and professional development conferences organized by students
Technical presentations from industry and students