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Georgia Tech ECE Has Strongest Showing Ever in U.S. News & World Report Graduate Program Rankings

Atlanta, GA

The Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has achieved its highest placements ever in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report graduate engineering program rankings.

Computer engineering advanced one spot to fourth place – its highest ranking ever – and electrical engineering moved up a spot to fifth. The electrical engineering program had last achieved a fifth place ranking in 2014 and had placed sixth during the last several years and for much of the last decade. In terms of rankings among public universities, both the electrical engineering and computer engineering programs placed third, the same positions as last year.

According to Raheem A. Beyah, the Interim Steve W. Chaddick School Chair and Motorola Foundation Professor, these latest rankings show that many years of hard work by the Georgia Tech ECE community and its commitment to excellence are being noticed and appreciated by its peers.

“The innovation and ingenuity – coupled with great passion and care – that I see from our faculty, staff, and students on a daily basis are inspiring and invigorating,” said Beyah. “All of these traits make ECE an excellent option for prospective graduate students who are looking for a challenging and rewarding educational experience. I sincerely appreciate the dedicated efforts of our faculty, staff, and students that have helped us to achieve the highest rankings that we have had for our graduate programs to date. Thank you to everyone!

The College of Engineering placed eighth in the overall rankings and third among all public engineering institutions. All of the graduate 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 seven consecutive years.

About the U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Rankings for the engineering colleges (or engineering schools as they may be known at some other universities) that provided data were calculated based on a weighted average of 10 indicators, while specific specialty rankings are based on peer assessments. To see more information on how the rankings are determined, visit http://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/articles/engineering-schools-methodology.

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Last revised July 14, 2020