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2020 Best Colleges for Electrical Engineering in Indiana

Electrical Engineering is a popular major and Indiana is the 14th most popular state for students studying this major. 718 of the 31,993 Electrical Engineering diplomas earned last year were given by colleges in Indiana. With so many choices it can be a challenge finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Electrical Engineering in Indiana ranking analyzed 8 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 1 colleges for Electrical Engineering students in Indiana.

Choosing a Great Electrical Engineering School

Best Colleges for Electrical Engineering in Indiana Your choice of electrical engineering school matters. Important measures of a quality EE program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To take this into account we include a school's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a collection of various factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

Electrical Engineering graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A electrical engineering bachelors degree from a school in Indiana helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 earn $69,080 a couple years later.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Electrical Engineering students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other electrical engineering students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized electrical engineering related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Electrical Engineering students in Indiana.

Best Schools to Study Electrical Engineering in Indiana

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for electrical engineering majors.

Best EE Colleges in Indiana

Every student pursuing a degree in electrical engineering needs to check out Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology. Located in the city Terre Haute, Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

In addition to its bachelor's programs, Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology offers a Master's Degree in electrical engineering. Graduates from the electrical engineering degree program at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology get $4,420 above the typical graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.

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Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University - Main Campus is a great choice for students interested in a Electrical Engineering degree. Purdue is a fairly large public school located in the city of West Lafayette.

For those interested in something more advanced, Purdue also offers 3 different higher degree levels in electrical engineering, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree. Students who graduate from this degree state that they receive average early career earnings of $65,900.

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University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

Any student who is interested in electrical engineering needs to look into University of Notre Dame. Located in the suburb Notre Dame, Notre Dame is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

For those interested in something more advanced, Notre Dame also offers 2 different higher degree levels in electrical engineering, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree. University of Notre Dame electrical engineering majors earn $3,920 more than the average EE student.

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Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University is among your top options if you're planning on studying electrical engineering. Located in the suburb Valparaiso, Valpo is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

After graduation, EE students typically earn an average of $67,200 at the beginning of their careers.

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University of Evansville

Evansville, IN

UE is a small private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Evansville.More…

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Located in the large city Indianapolis, IUPUI is a public college with a fairly large student population.

In addition to its bachelor's programs, IUPUI offers a Master's Degree in electrical engineering. After graduating, EE students typically make an average of $65,800 at the beginning of their careers.

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Trine University

Angola, IN

Trine is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Angola.More…

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Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is a large public school located in the city of Fort Wayne.More…

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Best Electrical Engineering Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Electrical Engineering Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Ohio 318 1,375
Michigan 316 1,542
Illinois 306 1,238
Wisconsin 290 449

Electrical Engineering is one of 38 different types of Engineering programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 46,014
Civil Engineering 21,299
Computer Engineering 15,329
Chemical Engineering 14,729
Biomedical Engineering 11,483

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to NASA.

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