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Best graduate electrical engineering schools

Last Updated on May 17, 2021 by

Students in communications-related programs may specialize in areas such as telecommunications, new media or wireless and mobile engineering. These are the top graduate schools for electrical / electronic / communications engineering. Each school’s score reflects its average rating on a scale from 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding), based on a survey of academics at peer institutions. Read the methodology »

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

#1
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs (tie)
#1
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The application fee is $75 for U.S. residents and $75 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $53,450 per… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$53,450 per year (full-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
3,042

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Stanford University
Stanford, CA

#1
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs (tie)
#2
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The School of Engineering at Stanford University has an application deadline of Dec. 1. The application fee is $125 for… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$57,861 per year (full-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
3,092

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University of California–Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

#1
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs (tie)
#3
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The College of Engineering at University of California–Berkeley has an application deadline of Dec. 1. The application… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$11,442 per year (in-state, full-time)

$26,544 per year (out-of-state, full-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
2,055

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California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA

#4
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#4
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The Division of Engineering and Applied Science at California Institute of Technology has an application deadline of… READ MORE »

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N/A

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
534

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Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA

#5
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs (tie)
#8
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The application fee is $75 for U.S. residents and $85 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $14,064 per… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$14,064 per year (in-state, full-time)

$29,140 per year (out-of-state, full-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
3,830

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University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL

#5
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs (tie)
#10
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The application fee is $70 for U.S. residents and $90 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $18,998 per… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$18,998 per year (in-state, full-time)

$36,150 per year (out-of-state, full-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
3,353

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University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

#7
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs
#7
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The College of Engineering at University of Michigan–Ann Arbor has a rolling application deadline. The application fee… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$27,718 per year (in-state, full-time)

$52,098 per year (out-of-state, full-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
3,113

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Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

#8
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs
#4
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The Carnegie Institute of Technology at Carnegie Mellon University has an application deadline of Jan. 31. The… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$50,100 per year (full-time)

$2,088 per credit (part-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
3,600

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Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

#9
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs (tie)
#12
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The College of Engineering at Cornell University has a rolling application deadline. The application fee is $105 for… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$29,500 per year (full-time)

$2,441 per credit (part-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
2,387

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Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

#9
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs (tie)
#22
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The School of Engineering & Applied Science at Princeton University has an application deadline of Dec. 1. The… READ MORE »

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N/A

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
710

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Purdue University–West Lafayette
West Lafayette, IN

#11
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs (tie)
#4
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The College of Engineering at Purdue University–West Lafayette has a rolling application deadline. The application fee… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$10,330 per year (in-state, full-time)

$29,132 per year (out-of-state, full-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
3,170

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University of Texas–Austin (Cockrell)
Austin, TX

#11
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Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering Programs (tie)
#12
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The Cockrell School of Engineering at University of Texas–Austin (Cockrell) has a rolling application deadline. The… READ MORE »

ENGINEERING SCHOOL DATA
TUITION (MASTER’S)
$10,554 per year (in-state, full-time)

$19,320 per year (out-of-state, full-time)

ENROLLMENT (FULL-TIME)
1,977

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