By the Numbers

CS and ECE have strong traditions for innovation and discovery in tech fields. Together the two departments have over 150 faculty experts who are working with hundreds more graduate and advanced undergraduate students to solve the problems and lead the way in the areas of computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering.

Number of Corporate Connection Members: 28

Tech talks hosted by CS and ECE 2013-2014: 112

Student population of CS and ECE (2013-2014):

  • 3196 undergraduates (1235 CS + 791 CompE + 1170 EE)
  • 1043 graduate students (549 CS + 494 ECE)

Number of job interviews for CS and ECE students (2012-2013): 2217

Average starting salary for graduates (2012-2013):

  • BS: $85K (CS); $77K (CompE); and $71K (EE)
  • MS: $102K  (CS); $94K (CompE), and $77K (ECE)
  • PhD: $131K (CS); $92K (CompE), and $84K (ECE)

All of these salary amounts are well above the national averages.

Both departments are consistently ranked in the top 5 nationally. More importantly, both are globally well-respected by fellow educators and by industry. Graduates of the ECE and CS programs are found in the strongest, most well-established companies in the field, as well as in the most innovative and nimble startups.