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About Texas ECE

Texas ECE, a top-ranked department, is the largest department in the Cockrell School of Engineering with more than 2,500 students and 70 faculty. Our outstanding faculty bring state-of-the-art research, development, and design experience into the classroom, ensuring that our students and alumni are amongst the best in their fields and that our research advances the scientific community as well as society and business.

#9

Best Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Programs in the U.S.
U.S. News and World Report

#9

Best Graduate Electrical Engineering Programs in the U.S.
U.S. News and World Report

#8

Best Undergraduate Computer Engineering Programs in the U.S.
U.S. News and World Report

#6

Best Graduate Computer Engineering Programs in the U.S.

U.S. News and World Report

 

About Our Students

STUDENTS ENROLLED FOR FALL 2019
Number of Undergraduate Students 1,619
Number of Applicants 2,769
% of Incoming Female Students 19%
% of Incoming Underrepresented Minority Students 22%
Number of Graduate Students 682
PhD Students 438
MS Students 244
Admission Rate 21%

Faculty Recognitions

Our faculty are the recipients of many major recognitions including the following:

  • 1 Emmy Award winner
  • 3 National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Members
  • 3 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Members
  • 3 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellows
  • 4 Optical Society (OSA) Fellows
  • 3 American Physical Society (APS) Fellows
  • 2 International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Fellows
  • 32 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellows