The Department was established in 1996. The Department is located at the Baskent University Baglica Campus which occupies a covered area of 275 hectares of land. As of 2013, 3 Professors, 2 Associate Professors, 2 Assistant Professors and 7 Research Assistants are currently working in the Department. When needed, part-time instructors are also employed. The decisions related with the Department are made by the Department Committee which is composed of all faculty members of the Department.
Department of Computer Engineering leading to an undergraduate degree started in the 1996-1997 academic year. Every year, 50 students are accepted to the program. Although the medium of instruction is Turkish, English is required as a foreign language.