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Electrical Engineering at Northwestern University

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Electrical Engineering at Northwestern University

The Electrical Engineering major is part of the engineering program at Northwestern University.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. In addition, we cover how Northwestern U ranks in comparison to other schools with EE programs.

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Electrical Engineering Degrees Available at Northwestern U

  • Bachelor’s Degree in EE
  • Master’s Degree in EE
  • Doctorate Degree in EE

Northwestern U EE Rankings

The bachelor's program at Northwestern U was ranked #47 on College Factual's Best Schools for EE list. It is also ranked #3 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Electrical Engineering Graduates 124
Best Value Colleges for Electrical Engineering 196

Popularity of EE at Northwestern U

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Northwestern University handed out 21 bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #288 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 62% over the previous year when 13 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 43 students received their master’s degree in EE from Northwestern U. This makes it the #82 most popular school for EE master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 5 students received their doctoral degrees in EE in 2018, making the school the #109 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Northwestern U EE Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the EE majors at Northwestern University.

Northwestern U Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 21 EE majors earned their bachelor's degree from Northwestern U. Of these graduates, 90% were men and 10% were women.

Northwestern U Gender Breakdown of Electrical Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor's in EE.

Ethnic Diversity of Electrical Engineering Majors at Northwestern University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 6
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 2

Northwestern U Electrical Engineering Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 43 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in EE from Northwestern U. About 72% were men and 28% were women.

Northwestern U Gender Breakdown of Electrical Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Northwestern University with a master's in EE.

Ethnic Diversity of Electrical Engineering Majors at Northwestern University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 36
Other Races 0

Areas of Concentration for EE

Electrical Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Electrical Engineering 69

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 143
Industrial Engineering 111
Biomedical Engineering 103
Other Engineering 100
Chemical Engineering 89

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