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ECE Graduate Programs Place 5th and 6th in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Atlanta, GA

The Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) both moved up and maintained its positions from last year in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report graduate engineering program rankings. Computer engineering advanced one spot to fifth place, and electrical engineering remained at sixth place. Among public universities, the School ranked third in both electrical engineering and computer engineering.

“We are doing an extraordinary job both in education and research, and these latest rankings show that our hard work is being noticed by our peers. The innovation and ingenuity that I see from our faculty, staff, and students are inspiring and invigorating, thus making ECE an excellent option for prospective graduate students who are looking for a challenging and rewarding educational experience,” said Steven W. McLaughlin, Steve W. Chaddick School Chair of ECE. “I sincerely appreciate the dedicated efforts of our faculty, staff, and students that keep us ranked among the best in the country.”

All of the graduate programs in the College of Engineering (CoE) 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 six consecutive years. Overall, the Georgia Tech CoE graduate programs are ranked seventh in the country and third among public colleges.

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 July 14, 2020