What are the average test scores for students who are accepted into the DU School of Engineering & Computer Science?
- 28 ACT
- 1180 SAT
- 3.5 GPA
Do you accept AP and/or IB credits?
The University of Denver and and the School of Engineering & Computer Science accept AP and IB credits. Depending on the course, you must earn a score of 4 or 5 to transfer the credit. See a detailed list of courses and scores required visit the Admissions website.
What courses can I expect to take my first year?
Typically, first-year engineering students take calculus, physics, engineering and English courses, as well as First Year Seminar. You will also have the opportunity to work in lab settings and on projects. This solid foundation in mechanical, electrical and computer engineering is intended to help you identify which engineering discipline is the best fit for you.
What are first-year projects like?
Each first-year student is required to submit a special project. To see an example, click on this video.
What type of computer am I required to have?
Please visit the University Technology Services site. (link to http://www.du.edu/uts/laptops/specs.html)
What if I want extra help? Are tutors available?
The School of Engineering & Computer Science provides FREE tutoring Monday through Friday for first- and second-year students. You can stop by for clarification on course work, assistance with homework or help with test preparation from third- and fourth-year engineering students.
Will I have a life as an engineering student?
The School of Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Denver offers a flexible curriculum that enables students to study and participate in outside activities or earn a minor outside engineering with ease. You'll find engineering students taking advantage of life in Denver and the Rocky Mountains throughout the year.
To learn more about life as an engineering student, click on this video.
Why should I choose DU over other universities?
There are a number of advantages to our engineering and computer science programs:
- You can explore the various engineering, disciplines for two years prior to declaring a specific major.
- You'll enjoy small class sizes with an average of 13 students starting your first year.
- Engineering, courses are taught by faculty, not graduate students, so you get the best education.
- As an engineer, you'll start working in lab settings your first year, so you can apply your course knowledge to real projects.