Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Engineering Schools

Students in communications-related programs may specialize in areas such as telecommunications, new media or wireless and mobile engineering. These are the top graduate schools for electrical / electronic / communications engineering.

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Rankings Overall Engineering School Program Data
Rank School name Score Tuition Total graduate engineering enrollment Average GRE quantitative score (master's and Ph.D. students) (new test) Engineering school research expenditures (2012-2013 fiscal year) Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering Peer assessment score (out of 5) Ph.D.s granted Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) Research expenditures per faculty member
#10 Purdue University—​West Lafayette

West Lafayette, IN

4.1 $10,332 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,134 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,333
#1 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

4.9 $11,220 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,322 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,936
#6 Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

4.5 $11,324 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,330 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 4,576
#4 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Urbana, IL

4.6 $16,754 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,246 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,154
#7 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.4 $22,322 per year (in-state, full-time); $41,998 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,178
#10 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

4.1 $29,530 per year (full-time) 1,812
#4 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

4.6 $39,990 per year (full-time) 569
#8 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

4.3 $40,000 per year (full-time) 3,157
#9 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

4.2 $40,170 per year (full-time) 576
#1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

4.9 $43,210 per year (full-time) 3,174
#1 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

4.9 $45,480 per year (full-time) 3,517