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Top School for a Computer Engineering Degree - Atlanta, GA

Students interested in studying computer engineering in Atlanta have only a few schools to choose from. Read about the top local school's degree programs, tuition, and ranking info to find out if it's right for you.

School and Ranking Information

Aspiring computer engineering majors in Atlanta can choose between a private, for-profit university and a large, public one. Based upon the number of computer engineering programs and graduates, as well as the ranking of the computer engineering programs, the following school is considered one of the top ranked schools for computer engineering in Atlanta:

  • Winner: Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) offers bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. programs in computer engineering. All of the programs in Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) are highly ranked, and the school's award-winning faculty is heavily involved in research.

School Info Chart

Category Georgia Institute of Technology
Rankings Tied for #4 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs in 2014, #6 Best Undergraduate Computer Engineering Program in 2014, #6 Best Graduate Engineering School in 2014, #7 Best Graduate Computer Engineering Program in 2014, #7 Top Public University in 2015**
Location Atlanta, GA
School Type 4-year, public
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergraduate: $10,650 (in state), $29,954 (out-of-state)*
Graduate: $13,716 (in state), $29,722 (out-of-state)*
Computer Engineering Degrees Offered Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
Computer Engineering Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013 73*
Most Popular Degree Level in 2012-2013 Bachelor's (73 awarded)*
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 82%*
Noteworthy ECE faculty acquired over $51 million dollars in research grants and contracts for FY 2014; Multiple computing labs for ECE students

Sources: *NCES College Navigator, **U.S. News & World Report

Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Undergraduate and graduate ECE programs in France, China, Korea, Germany and Italy
  • Broad variety of ECE student organizations for socialization, networking, and community outreach
  • Current research lab projects include advanced computational electricity systems, microwave circuit technology, and intelligent control systems

Georgia Tech is a public research university that is home to just over 21,000 students. Famous for its cutting-edge computing and engineering programs, it was the first school in the country to establish a College of Computing. The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, which serves over 2,600 students, graduates more electrical and computer engineers than any other school in the nation.

Georgia Tech offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Engineering and a Master of Science (MS), which can be designated as an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE) or just as an MS. Master's degree students who spend a semester abroad can earn the Georgia Tech Global Engineering Immersion Program Certificate. The ECE school also offers minors and concentrations, a combined BS/MS program, and a Ph.D. program in computer engineering.


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