Article by Zippia.com
You know there are a ton of great reasons to major in Electrical Engineering -- the job prospects, the intellectual challenge, and the chance to follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest thinkers of all time.
But what program in Texas offers the most to would-be Electrical Engineering Majors?
We at Zippia decided to take a look at the data on the institutions of higher learning in the Texas to determine which programs offer the best career opportunities for Electrical Engineering Majors.
After the dust settled, we're left with this set of the top colleges for Electrical Engineering Majors in Texas:
If you go to one of these schools, chances are, you're not surprised. After all, you know how great you have it.
But for the rest of you -- keep reading and we'll get to just why these schools have some of the best Electrical Engineering programs the state of Texas has to offer.
When it comes to identifying the best Electrical Engineering schools we wanted to approach the ranking like Electrical Engineering major would, by looking at data on how schools perform and comparing them to one another.
So with that mind, we looked at the following data from the NCES (National Center For Education Statistics) and College Scorecard data from ED.gov to understand what Electrical Engineering departments offer the best career opportunities:
It's hard to argue with a selective school that features Electrical Engineering and produces strong earning potential for your career.
After we had this data, we looked at the institutions of higher learning with Electrical Engineering Majors in Texas. We then ranked each of these schools for each of the criteria above with '1' being the best in any given criteria.
Next, we averaged the ranks for each school to create an 'Electrical Engineering Quality Index.' The school with the best score on the 'Electrical Engineering Quality Index,' Rice University, earned the distinction of being the 'Best College For Electrical Engineering Majors' in Texas.