Top Electrical Engineering Schools in 2017

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology,United States

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private owned research university in Cambridge. It is also knows as one of the world's most prestigious universities. Founded in the year 1861 in response to the fast growing industrialization of the United States, it adopted European polytechnic university model and also stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Its's 168-acre land campus in the city spans approx a mile along the north side of the Charles River basins. The campus is divided in half by Massachusetts Avenue, with most of its dormitories, Student life facilities to the west side and most academic buildings to the east side.

2. Stanford University, United States

It is a private owned research university in Stanford, California. It is spread on a land of 8,180-acre and its campus is one of the largest in the United States of America. It is a tax-exempt corporate trust governed by a private appointed Board of Trustees with maximum membership of 38. It follows a quarter system with Autumn quarter which usually starting in September and Spring session ending by early June. 4 years undergraduate program has an arts and sciences focus with high graduate student coexistence. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Its admission process is need-blind for US citizens and permanent residents; while it is not need-blind for international students.

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3. University of Oxford, United Kingdom

It is a collegiate research university situated in Oxford, England. It has no known date of establishment in records, but there are various evidences of teaching since 1096, which makes it the oldest university in the English countries and the world's second-oldest university in continuous operation. It is also known as the home of the Rhodes Scholarship, which is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious scholarships, It has brought graduate students to study at the university for more than over a century now. It operates the world's oldest university museum, also the largest university press in the world and the largest academic library system in Britain.

4. Harvard University

Harvard University is a private owned research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it was founded in 1636. Its history, wealth and influence have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities in Present. Founded originally by the Massachusetts legislature and soon thereafter named for John Harvard, it is the United States' oldest institute of higher learning, and the Harvard Corporation is its first chartered corporation. Curriculum and student body were gradually secularized during the 18th century, and by the 19th century Harvard had emerged as the central cultural establishment among Boston elites.

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5. Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. founded in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie as the Carnegie Technical Schools, the university has became the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1912 and started granting four-year degrees. In 1967, the Carnegie Institution of Technology collaborated with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to form a Carnegie Mellon University.
The university's campus has spread over 140-acres. It has seven colleges and independent schools: the College of Engineering, Mellon College of Science, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Fine Arts, H. John Heinz III College and the School of Computer Science and Tepper School of Business.