Computer Engineering Ranking (US)

Berkeley's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) is one of the strongest departments in the nation, with its programs consistently ranked in the top three nationwide. In the U.S. News & World Report 2010, the Computer Engineering is rated 2nd among undergraduate departments and placed 1st among graduate departments.

Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering is consistently placed among the top of its peers in the nation and the world for engineering education and research. In the USNWR 2010, it is placed 7th in undergraduate engineering and 6th in graduate engineering. In addition it is ranked 6th in the world for engineering and technology by the London Times Higher Education. It is also placed 9th among the Best Engineering Colleges by Salary Potential in 2010 by PayScale College Salary Report.

According to the USNWR 2010 (released in August 2009), Massachusetts Institute of Technology is ranked top for Computer Engineering among schools whose highest degree is a doctorate, followed by UC Berkeley (2nd) and University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign (3rd). In the ranking of schools whose highest degree is a bachelor's or master's, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is placed 1st in Computer Engineering.

Ranking of Undergraduate Engineering Specialties - Computer (top 10 list):
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2 University of California--Berkeley
3 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
4 Carnegie Mellon University
5 Stanford University
6 Georgia Institute of Technology
7 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
8 University of Texas--Austin
9 California Institute of Technology
10 Cornell University

Ranking of Graduate Computer Engineering Specialty:
  Stanford University
  University of California--Berkeley
4 Carnegie Mellon University
5 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
6 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
7 California Institute of Technology
   Georgia Institute of Technology
9 Cornell University
   University of Texas--Austin

Source: US News & World Report 2010

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