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Top 25 Colleges for Electrical Engineering

Gallery-Top 25 Colleges for Electrical Engineering

One of the top-rated engineering colleges is a relatively small, highly selective school in Massachusetts.
Prospective EEs may want to look at these top-rated schools, compiled by College Factual.

Electrical engineering is one of the most popular engineering disciplines with a wide range of areas of study: power systems, microelectronics, communications and signal processing, embedded systems, control systems, and others. Most electrical and electronics engineering positions require at minimum a Bachelor of Science degree, but almost all major engineering colleges offer graduate degree programs as well, often up to a Doctorate’s degree.

College Factual, a college evaluation and rankings service, compiled the top college electrical engineering programs. The criteria listed includes the number of degrees awarded, highest degree available, and median starting salary, where available.

A list of the top 25-rated schools follows.


Spencer Chin is a Senior Editor for Design News covering the electronics beat. He has many years of experience covering developments in components, semiconductors, subsystems, power, and other facets of electronics from both a business/supply-chain and technology perspective. He can be reached at [email protected]

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