ECE Graduate Programs Hold Steady in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

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The Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) maintained its positions from last year in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report graduate engineering program rankings. Electrical engineering placed sixth and computer engineering placed seventh in the overall rankings. Among public universities, the School took the third and fourth spots in EE and CmpE, respectively.

“We are doing an extraordinary job both in education and research. The innovation and ingenuity that I see from our faculty, staff, and students on a daily basis are inspiring and invigorating,” said Steven W. McLaughlin, Steve W. Chaddick School Chair of ECE. “I sincerely appreciate all of the hard work, dedication, and creativity that keep us ranked among the best in the country.”

The College of Engineering also held its sixth place position in the overall rankings and remained at second place among all public engineering institutions.

All of the programs in the College ranked in the top 10 of their respective areas, making Georgia Tech the only institution in the nation to garner top 10 rankings for all of its engineering graduate programs for four straight years. 

About the U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Rankings for the engineering colleges (or engineering schools as they are 
known at other universities) that provided data were calculated based on a 
weighted average of 10 indicators, while specific specialty rankings are 
based on peer assessments. View more information on how the rankings are determined.



Last revised August 1, 2017