With an acceptance rate of only 8%, getting into this private institution in Durham, N.C., proves quite a challenge. Those who do earn a spot, however, enter one of the most dynamic and well-respected research institutions in the world. In fiscal year 2021, Duke’s electrical and computer engineering program received $40 million in new research awards.
The 30+ tenured faculty in the department are ranked third in the U.S. in research productivity in computer engineering. More than 230 undergraduates pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, while master’s and PhD programs enroll another 350+ students combined. Interdisciplinary studies, original research, publication, and collaboration with faculty are encouraged at all levels.
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North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers 7 Computer Engineering, General degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 275 Computer Engineering, General students graduated with students earning 132 Bachelor's degrees, 97 Master's degrees, 37 Certificates, and 9 Doctoral degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Duke University Durham, NC||11 : 1||16,172|
|North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC||20 : 1||36,042|
|North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro, NC||27 : 1||12,753|
|University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC||28 : 1||30,146|
|Elon University Elon, NC||16 : 1||7,117|