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Top 100 Schools for Electrical Engineering in the US

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Top Electrical Engineering Schools in the US

Electrical Engineering is one of the most diverse and interdisciplinary branches of engineering with a wide range of applications ranging from wireless communication to nanotechnology.  According to US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), electrical engineer is the second highest paid position after Computers in the engineering discipline. With ample of job opportunities and a promising growth outlook, a degree in electrical engineering has become a hot favorite among Indian students to study in the US.  

We’ve compiled a list of top 100 universities for electrical engineering in the US based on our research from various sources such as US News, Times Higher Education and Forbes.

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
  2. Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  3. University of California—Berkeley (UCB),Berkeley, CA
  4. California Institute of Technology (Caltech),Pasadena, CA
  5. University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) ,Urbana, IL
  6. Georgia Institute of Technology , Atlanta, GA
  7. University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI
  8. Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, PA
  9. Cornell University,Ithaca, NY
  10. Purdue University—West Lafayette ,West Lafayette, IN
  11. University of Texas—Austin (Cockrell) ,Austin, TX
  12. Princeton University,Princeton, NJ
  13. University of California—Los Angeles (Samueli) (UCLA),Los Angeles, CA
  14. University of Southern California (Viterbi) (USC),Los Angeles, CA
  15. University of California—San Diego (Jacobs),La Jolla, CA
  16. Columbia University (Fu Foundation),New York, NY
  17. University of Maryland—College Park (Clark) (UMCP),College Park, MD
  18. University of Wisconsin—Madison,Madison, WI
  19. Harvard University  ,Cambridge, MA
  20. Johns Hopkins University (Whiting),Baltimore, MD
  21. Ohio State University,Columbus, OH
  22. Texas A&M University—College Station (Look) (TAMU),College Station, TX
  23. University of California—Santa Barbara  ,Santa Barbara, CA
  24. University of Pennsylvania (UPenn),Philadelphia, PA
  25. University of Washington (UWash),Seattle, WA
  26. Virginia Tech ,Blacksburg, VA
  27. Arizona State University (Fulton) (ASU),Tempe, AZ
  28. Duke University (Pratt) ,Durham, NC
  29. Northwestern University (McCormick) ,Evanston, IL
  30. Pennsylvania State University—University Park ,University Park, PA
  31. Rice University (Brown) ,Houston, TX
  32. University of Minnesota—Twin Cities,Minneapolis, MN
  33. Yale University ,New Haven, CT
  34. North Carolina State University (NCSU) ,Raleigh, NC
  35. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ,Troy, NY
  36. University of California—Davis ,Davis, CA
  37. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  38. Iowa State University ,Ames, IA
  39. Northeastern University ,Boston, MA
  40. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey—New Brunswick ,Piscataway, NJ
  41. University of California—Irvine (Samueli),Irvine, CA
  42. University of Colorado—Boulder,Boulder, CO
  43. Boston University,Boston, MA
  44. Brown University,Providence, RI
  45. Michigan State University ,East Lansing, MI
  46. University of Arizona,Tucson, AZ
  47. University of Notre Dame,Notre Dame, IN
  48. Washington University in St. Louis ,St. Louis, MO
  49. Case Western Reserve University ,Cleveland, OH
  50. University of Virginia ,Charlottesville, VA
  51. Dartmouth College (Thayer) ,Hanover, NH
  52. New York University ,Brooklyn, NY
  53. University of Massachusetts—Amherst ,Amherst, MA
  54. Vanderbilt University,Nashville, TN
  55. University of California—Riverside (Bourns),Riverside, CA
  56. University of Pittsburgh (Swanson) ,Pittsburgh, PA
  57. Auburn University (Ginn),Auburn, AL
  58. Clemson University,Clemson, SC
  59. Drexel University,Philadelphia, PA
  60. Oregon State University ,Corvallis, OR
  61. Tufts University,Medford, MA
  62. University at Buffalo—SUNY,Buffalo, NY
  63. University of Delaware,Newark, DE
  64. University of Rochester,Rochester, NY
  65. University of Utah ,Salt Lake City, UT
  66. Colorado School of Mines,Golden, CO
  67. Colorado State University,Fort Collins, CO
  68. Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour) ,Chicago, IL
  69. Lehigh University (Rossin) ,Bethlehem, PA
  70. Missouri University of Science & Technology ,Rolla, MO
  71. Stony Brook University—SUNY ,Stony Brook, NY
  72. University of California—Santa Cruz (Baskin) ,Santa Cruz, CA
  73. University of Central Florida ,Orlando, FL
  74. University of Connecticut ,Storrs, CT
  75. University of Illinois—Chicago ,Chicago, IL
  76. University of Iowa ,Iowa City, IA
  77. University of New Mexico ,Albuquerque, NM
  78. University of Tennessee—Knoxville ,Knoxville, TN
  79. University of Texas—Dallas (Jonsson) ,Richardson, TX
  80. Washington State University ,Pullman, WA
  81. Worcester Polytechnic Institute ,Worcester, MA
  82. Naval Postgraduate School ,Monterey, CA
  83. Syracuse University ,Syracuse, NY
  84. University of Kansas ,Lawrence, KS
  85. University of Nebraska—Lincoln ,Lincoln, NE
  86. University of South Florida ,Tampa, FL
  87. University of Texas—Arlington ,Arlington, TX
  88. Brigham Young University (Fulton) ,Provo, UT
  89. Florida A&M University - Florida State University ,Tallahassee, FL
  90. Michigan Technological University ,Houghton, MI
  91. Mississippi State University (Bagley) ,Mississippi State, MS
  92. New Jersey Institute of Technology ,Newark, NJ
  93. Southern Methodist University (Lyle) ,Dallas, TX
  94. Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer) ,Hoboken, NJ
  95. University of Houston (Cullen) ,Houston, TX
  96. Binghamton University—SUNY (Watson) ,Binghamton, NY
  97. George Mason University (Volgenau) ,Fairfax, VA
  98. George Washington University ,Washington, DC
  99. Kansas State University ,Manhattan, KS
  100. Louisiana State University—Baton Rouge ,Baton Rouge, LA



About Ashwed Patil

Ashwed is a prospective MS student with interests in Computer Science, Content Writing and Geography. He has secured 8 admissions out of 10 U.S. universities he has applied to. His experience with the arduous MS application process motivated him to guide fellow applicants through online articles and blogs. He has also been deeply involved in teaching underprivileged kids in his hometown, Nasik. An interesting fact about Ashwed - he likes to make imaginary countries out of someone’s personality traits!
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