The Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate program at the University of Florida has a lot to offer students looking for the best education money can buy. Our graduate program is among the twenty largest ECE graduate programs in the United States. We offer more than 80 graduate courses each year in ten sub-areas of specialty. Our larger program allows students more flexibility in selecting their course work and research direction.
Our department's research expenditures exceed $9 million annually. Many of our current faculty members are involved in high-tech, on the cutting edge research for many prestigious institutions including the Department of Defense, SEMATECH, and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC). With a wide variety of research labs, anyone can find a place in our lab facilities.
Graduates from the ECE program at the University of Florida enjoy the privilege of job security and satisfaction. More than 95% of our students admitted to the Master's program graduate successfully and the graduation ratio for the Ph.D. students is similar. Recruiters from top companies in the U.S. offer many of our students internship opportunities. Our graduates are employed by some of the largest, technologically advanced companies, including Motorola, GE, IBM, Harris Corporation, Nortel, Hewlett Packard, Texas Instruments, Ericsson, and many others. Starting annual salaries for our graduates average about $65,000 for students with a Master's degree and about $85,000 for students with a Ph.D.
If you are interested in a diverse education in Electrical and Computer Engineering that is going to take you places, consider the ECE Graduate Program at the University of Florida.