Information for Prospective Undergraduate Students
Thank you for your interest in the Stanford Electrical Engineering undergraduate major! Our students are a close-knit group learning about cutting-edge technology and its applications.
- For department statistics, visit the Fast Facts page.
- To read a welcome message from our chair, Abbas El Gamal, visit his Welcome page.
- To learn about the department's rich history, visit the Stanford EE Historical Timeline.
- Meet people in our community by visiting our Spotlight features.
Applying to Stanford
The University's Office of Undergraduate Admissions handles undergraduate admissions. Three principles guide their holistic evaluation and selection process: Academic Excellence, Intellectual Vitality, and Personal Context.
- For more information about the admissions process, visit the Undergraduate Admissions site.
BS Specializations & Degree Requirements
Electrical Engineering is a very broad major, covering electronics, new devices, and hardware; information systems and signal processing; and integrated systems driven by both hardware and software. EE undergraduates get to build all kinds of very cool, sophisticated systems. They learn about a range of cutting-edge electronics and devices, and they make smart algorithms and signal processing with a broad range of applications.
- For an overview of EE specialization options and general degree requirements, visit our BS Admissions page.
- For a list of EE courses, visit the Stanford Bulletin.
Opportunities & Research
EE undergraduates have access to research and study abroad experiences that can enhance their top-notch education.
- To find out more about EE-specific undergraduate research opportunities, visit our REU pages.
- Discover all of the other research opportunities that exist for undergrads by visiting Stanford's Research & Independant Projects site.
- Nearly one-half of each graduating class studies abroad. Find out more on Stanford's Bing Overseas Study Program site.
Curious about what it's like to be a student at Stanford?
- For an overview of everything you need to be successful at Stanford, visit the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education site.
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