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ECE Undergraduate Programs Highly Ranked

ECE Undergraduate Programs Highly Ranked


The U.S. News & World Report's 2010 Best Colleges survey ranked the University of Maryland's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) undergraduate programs among the top 20 in the nation. Computer Engineering was ranked 16th, while Electrical Engineering was ranked 17th.

The Clark School of Engineering was ranked 23rd in the nation, tied with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Washington. The Clark School is tied for 9th in the nation among public undergraduate engineering programs.

The 2010 edition of the rankings marks the Clark School’s greatest number of top 20 programs, at five.

Three other Clark School undergraduate programs received high rankings as well:

• Aerospace Engineering was ranked 6th

• Mechanical Engineering was ranked 20th

• Entrepreneurship programs offered by the Clark School's Maryland

  Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) and the Smith School of Business

  were ranked 11th.

The University of Maryland was ranked 18th among all U.S. public universities.

ECE's graduate programs were also highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools 2010 -- click here to see a complete list of rankings.

August 20, 2009


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