Electrical Engineering

2022 Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Florida

13 Colleges in Florida
1,339 EE Degrees Awarded
$61,975 Avg Early-Career Salary
If you pursue a degree in electrical engineering, you won't be alone. The field of study is the #31 most popular program in the country. This makes choosing the right school a hard decision.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 13 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Florida ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 1,339 degrees in electrical engineering during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Electrical Engineering School

Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Florida Your choice of electrical engineering school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for electrical engineering schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Pick Your Electrical Engineering Degree Level

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Florida list to help you make the college decision. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

In addition to College Factual's rankings, you may want to take a look at College Combat, our unique tool that lets you pit your favorite schools head-to-head and compare how they rate on factors that most interest you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

More information on how we come up with our rankings can be found here: College Factual's Data Methodology.

Best Schools for Electrical Engineering in Florida

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the EE degree levels they offer.

10 Top Florida Schools in EE

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
280 EE Degrees Awarded

University of Florida is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in electrical engineering. UF is a fairly large public university located in the city of Gainesville. A Best Schools rank of #94 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UF is a great university overall.

There were about 280 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at UF in the most recent year we have data available. Electrical Engineering degree recipients from University of Florida get an earnings boost of approximately $16,525 above the average income of electrical engineering majors.

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#2

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
72 EE Degrees Awarded

Any student who is interested in electrical engineering has to take a look at Florida State University. Florida State is a fairly large public university located in the midsize city of Tallahassee. A Best Schools rank of #210 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Florida State is a great university overall.

There were approximately 72 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at Florida State in the most recent year we have data available. Electrical Engineering degree recipients from Florida State University get an earnings boost of about $3,125 above the typical earnings of electrical engineering graduates.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
231 EE Degrees Awarded

Every student pursuing a degree in electrical engineering needs to check out University of Central Florida. Located in the large suburb of Orlando, UCF is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #329 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UCF is a great university overall.

There were roughly 231 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at UCF in the most recent year we have data available. After graduation, EE degree recipients typically earn an average of $63,300 in the first five years of their career.

More information about a degree in electrical engineering from University of Central Florida

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
227 EE Degrees Awarded

It's hard to beat University of South Florida - Main Campus if you want to pursue a degree in electrical engineering. Located in the city of Tampa, USF Tampa is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #439 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means USF Tampa is a great university overall.

There were about 227 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at USF Tampa in the most recent year we have data available. Those electrical engineering students who get their degree from University of South Florida - Main Campus make $13,025 more than the standard EE graduate.

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#5

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
11th Most Popular In FL
38 EE Degrees Awarded

U Miami is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Coral Gables. A Best Schools rank of #240 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means U Miami is a great university overall.

There were about 38 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at U Miami in the most recent year we have data available.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
182 EE Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of Miami, FIU is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 17th out of 87 colleges for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were approximately 182 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at FIU in the most recent year we have data available. After graduating, EE degree recipients usually earn an average of $62,600 in their early careers.

More information about a degree in electrical engineering from Florida International University

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
13th Most Popular In FL

Located in the small city of Daytona Beach, Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #218 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is a great university overall.

There were about 28 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in electrical engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In FL
59 EE Degrees Awarded

Located in the small city of Melbourne, Florida Tech is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population. This school ranks 27th out of 87 schools for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were about 59 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at Florida Tech in the most recent data year.

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#9

University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
46 EE Degrees Awarded

UNF is a large public university located in the large city of Jacksonville. This university ranks 35th out of 87 colleges for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were approximately 46 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at UNF in the most recent data year. Graduates who receive their degree from the EE program earn about $63,600 for their early career.

More information about a degree in electrical engineering from University of North Florida

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
54 EE Degrees Awarded

UWF is a fairly large public university located in the small city of Pensacola. This university ranks 32nd out of 87 schools for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were approximately 54 electrical engineering students who graduated with this degree at UWF in the most recent data year. Soon after graduation, EE degree recipients typically earn around $55,600 at the beginning of their careers.

More information about a degree in electrical engineering from The University of West Florida

Best Electrical Engineering Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 279 833
North Carolina 274 668
Virginia 268 620
Tennessee 257 301
South Carolina 239 218
Kentucky 238 196
Alabama 230 440
Mississippi 228 126
Arkansas 226 148
Louisiana 225 218
West Virginia 205 70

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Electrical Engineering is one of 40 different types of Engineering programs to choose from.

EE Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Electrical Engineering 1,248
Optical Enginering 72
Telecommunications Engineering 10
Other Electrical Engineering 9

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 2,131
Civil Engineering 1,170
Computer Engineering 888
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 791
Industrial Engineering 483
Biomedical Engineering 453
Chemical Engineering 420
Systems Engineering 353
Environmental Engineering 212
Materials Engineering 165

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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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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