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2020 Best Colleges for Electrical Engineering in Maryland

Electrical Engineering is a popular major and Maryland is the 15th most popular state for students studying this major. 703 of the 31,993 Electrical Engineering diplomas awarded last year were given by schools in Maryland. With so many options it can be a challenge finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for Electrical Engineering in Maryland ranking analyzed 3 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 colleges for Electrical Engineering students in Maryland.

Choosing a Great Electrical Engineering School

Best Colleges for Electrical Engineering in Maryland The EE program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Graduates Earn More After College

A electrical engineering degree from schools on this list usually results in above average wages after graduation. Recent electrical engineering graduates from Maryland colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $64,200 in 2017-2018.

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 colleges for Electrical Engineering students in Maryland.

Best Schools to Study Electrical Engineering in Maryland

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities in the U.S. for a Electrical Engineering degree.

Best EE Colleges in Maryland

Doctorate Highest Degree Type
$71,400 Median Starting Salary

University of Maryland - College Park is a great choice for individuals pursuing a Electrical Engineering degree. UMCP is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of College Park.

For those interested in something more advanced, UMCP also offers 2 different higher degree levels in electrical engineering, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree. After graduating, EE students typically earn around $71,400 in the first five years of their career.


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Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD
Doctorate Highest Degree Type

Johns Hopkins University is one of the best schools in the United States for electrical engineering. Located in the city Baltimore, Johns Hopkins is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

For those interested in something more advanced, Johns Hopkins also offers 4 different higher degree levels in electrical engineering, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree.


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Morgan State University

Baltimore, MD
Master Highest Degree Type
5.4% Growth in Graduates
$57,000 Median Starting Salary

Any student who is interested in electrical engineering needs to check out Morgan State University. Located in the city Baltimore, Morgan State is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

In addition to its bachelor's programs, Morgan State offers a Master's Degree in electrical engineering. Students who graduate from the EE program make about $57,000 in the first couple years of working.


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Best Electrical Engineering Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Electrical Engineering Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 335 2,500
Pennsylvania 327 1,843
New Jersey 280 949
District of Columbia 194 160
Delaware 171 64

One of 38 majors within the Engineering area of study, Electrical Engineering has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to EE

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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