ECE Climbs in U.S. News Graduate School Rankings
The University of Maryland’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering programs, as well as the A. James Clark School of Engineering, were ranked in the top ten among public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2007 Best Graduate Schools, released Saturday, April 2, 2006.
The Electrical Engineering program, ranked 16th in the nation last year, climbed to 13th in the nation, 7th among public universities in this year’s rankings, and 1st among all public universities in the Northeast.
The Computer Engineering program, ranked 17th in the nation last year, rose to 16th in the nation, 9th among public universities this year, and 1st among all public universities in the Northeast.
The Clark School of Engineering, ranked 17th in the nation last year and 11th among all public universities, climbed to 15th in the nation and 9th among all public universities this year. From a regional perspective, the Clark School is ranked fifth among all East Coast engineering programs, and second among East Coast public engineering programs.
Related graduate programs at Maryland with which ECE professors and students are affiliated and play an active role also fared well in the U.S. News 2007 rankings. The Plasma Physics program was rated 5th in the nation this year, while the Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics program ranked 10th.
The complete U.S. News & World Report’s 2007 Best Graduate School can be viewed online at: http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/grad/rankings/rankindex.php
April 3, 2006