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The Texas A&M University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering's graduate program is ranked 12th for computer engineering and 12th for electrical engineering among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report. Our undergraduate program is ranked 12th for computer engineering and 14th for electrical engineering among public institutions by U.S. News & World ReportDownload our latest fact sheet here.


Several of the department's research activities have been steadily growing and continue to do so. In addition to over 52,000 square feet of research lab space across campus, students and faculty also have access to the Zachry Engineering Education Complex, which adds over half a million square feet of instructional space and top-notch labs for students.

$27.85M Toal Research Expenditures, CY 2021
52,854 Total Square Footage of Research Lab Space

Student Enrollment

Enrollment (Fall 2021)
Student Level Number of Students
Undergraduate 1,496
Master's 271
Doctoral 282
Total Enrollment 2,049
Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services
As reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded (Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021)
Degree Level Number of Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's 335
Master's 198
Doctoral 42
Total Degrees Awarded 575
Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services


With a high-quality student body and outstanding faculty, the department is well poised to achieve its mission of excellence in all three areas. Some indicators of our faculty recognition include:

Faculty (Fall 2021)
Tenure Status Number of Faculty
Tenured/Tenure-Track 71
Academic Professional Track 11
Total Faculty 82

Faculty Recognition

  • Nine Chairs
  • Fourteen Professorships
  • Four Distinguished Professors
  • Seven Members of the National Academies