Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

ECE Climbs in U.S. News Rankings

ECE Climbs in U.S. News Rankings


The U.S. News & World Report's 2011 America's Best Graduate Schools survey ranked the University of Maryland's Electrical Engineering program #14 in the nation, up from #15 last year. Maryland's Electrical Engineering program was ranked 14th out of a total of 173 programs, placing it in the 92nd percentile in the nation. No ranking for Computer Engineering was offered in this year's survey.

Both the undergraduate and graduate programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Maryland are ranked in the top ten among all public programs in the nation. In the latest U.S. News & World Report's undergraduate programs survey, Computer Engineering was ranked #16 in the nation, while Electrical Engineering was ranked #17.

"Our faculty, staff and students have been doing a tremendous job in advancing our programs," said Dr. Patrick O'Shea, Chairman of Maryland's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. "We are very proud of these rankings, and believe it is a reflection of the collective efforts of our department."

The Clark School of Engineering placed #22 among all schools and #10 among public engineering programs. Maryland's Computer Science program was ranked #14, while Maryland's Physics program was also ranked #14.

More information can be found at the U.S. News & World Report's 2011 America's Best Graduate Schools website.

April 15, 2010


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Electrically Controllable Optical Materials for Solar Sails Featured on Cover of Advanced Optical Materials 

UMD Transportation Experts to Evaluate Economic Benefits of Infrastructure Investments

Alumnus Iyad Tarazi Presents “Managing your Destiny” at IEEE Leadership Seminar

Alumnus Aswin Sankaranarayanan wins NSF CAREER Award

UMD Pushes Beyond Line of Sight to Map Impacts of Traditional Farming in Belize

TRX Systems to Exhibit at NSF's The Arc of Science in Washington, DC

Alumnus Serban Sabau wins NSF CAREER Award for network research

Alumnus David Van Wie Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts