Duke Electrical and Computer Engineering | Facts and Stats

Facts & Stats

Duke ECE: at a Glance

  • 34 tenured or tenure-track faculty
  • $21.3 million in new research awards, fiscal 2018
  • 157 PhD students
  • 145 Master's students
  • 199 Undergraduate students
  • 76 BSE graduates in 2018 (May graduates, ECE first major only)

Rankings

  • #3 in U.S. faculty research productivity in computer engineering and #6 in electrical engineering (Academic Analytics 2016—published June 2018)
  • #6 university in U.S. and #8 worldwide in AI/machine learning research (NIPS 2017 Publication Index)
  • #7 in the U.S. in electrical engineering (College Factual)
  • Top 10 Best School for Engineering Majors by Salary Potential (Payscale.com)
  • Duke is among the Top 10 Graduate Engineering Programs Popular with Women (U.S. News & World Report, 2016)
  • Duke is #5 on Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education's College Rankings 2018
  • Duke is #11 on Reuter's list of the 100 Most Innovative Universities in the World (Reuters.com)

Undergraduate Program

  • Average graduating class size: 76 (2014–2018)
  • Double majors with Computer Science, Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Economics
  • Duke, Pratt, Chambers Fellowship award winners
  • SmartHome, Electric Car, Robotics competitions engage early in research
  • A Duke student can do a minor in ECE

Graduate Program

  • 157 PhD students
  • 116 MS students
  • 29 MEng students
  • Funding sources are DOD, NSF, NIH, SRC, industry and other foundations
  • Students eligible for highly competitive Duke University and Pratt School of Engineering fellowships