Best Electronics Engineering Schools and Colleges in the U.S.

Read about two top U.S. schools with electronics engineering degree programs. Find out about school rankings, program specializations and requirements to help you choose a school.

School Overviews

Electronics engineering classes are often part of electrical engineering programs. At the University of Central Florida and Pennsylvania State University, students can complete electrical engineering degrees and specialize in electronics engineering. Both of these schools offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in this field.

1. University of Central Florida in Orlando

In 2010, the Princeton Review listed the University of Central Florida (UCF) as one of the best colleges in the Southeast. U.S. News and World Report also ranked the school 179th on the list of best colleges nationwide. At UCF, students can complete Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. programs in electrical engineering. Electronics engineering specializations are available in photonics, power electronics, robotics, microelectronics, digital signal processing and communications. Non-thesis and thesis options are available for the master's degree program. Undergraduate classes include engineering analysis, statistics and probability for engineers, embedded systems, semiconductor devices, digital systems and digital signal processing fundamentals.

2. Pennsylvania State University in University Park

U.S. News and World Report ranked Pennsylvania State University (PSU) 47th among national universities in 2011. That same year, the Princeton Review listed PSU as a 'Best Northeastern College'. PSU offers ABET-accredited electrical engineering programs at the bachelor's, master's and doctorate levels. Dual degrees are available in electrical engineering and operations research. Students in the doctorate program have a residency requirement. Classes offered in these programs cover topics in engineering electromagnetics, electronic circuit design, nanoelectronics and electro-optical engineering.

List of Good Schools and Colleges with Electronics Engineering Programs

School Name Distinction Location
Michigan State University Primary areas of research include electronic materials and devices E. Lansing, MI
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Relevant research areas include electromagnetics, electronic materials and devices, and power systems University Park, PA
University of California-Los Angeles The electrical engineering department's areas of study include physical and wave electronics Los Angeles, CA
University of Central Florida Theoretical and applied research activities at this school include nano-electronics Orlando, FL
University of Texas at Austin Research in electronics is carried out in manufacturing systems engineering and solid state electronics Austin, TX

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