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Computer Engineering

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Graduates of the Computer Engineering program at the University of Kentucky will:

  • Establish themselves as practicing professionals meeting or exceeding the expectations of their employers
  • Continue their professional development or pursue formal education to earn advanced degrees and/or certifications
  • Demonstrate leadership in their professional endeavors and/or in their communities

Student Outcomes (SOs)

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Enrollment and Graduation

AY Fall Enrollment* Spring Enrollment* Graduates**
  CPE College CPE College CPE College
2021-22 204 3,079 168 2,768    
2020-21 235 3,192 196 2,858 40 589
2019-20 254 3,336 223 2,999 49 574
2018-19 254 3,398 223 2,986 36 624
2017-18 176 3,382 170 3,102 35 582

*Some of our first-year students enter undeclared and are not included in Fall and Spring enrollments for the individual programs but are included in the College numbers.

**Graduates include December, May and August. For example, 2017-18 graduates are December 2017, May 2018 and August 2018.