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Electrical Engineering at New York University

If you plan to study electrical engineering, take a look at what New York University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

NYU is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 52,775. In 2021, 33 EE majors received their bachelor's degree from NYU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Electrical Engineering section at the bottom of this page.

NYU Electrical Engineering Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in EE
  • Master’s Degree in EE
  • Doctorate Degree in EE

Online Classes Are Available at NYU

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

NYU does offer online education options in EE for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

NYU Electrical Engineering Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the EE progam at NYU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The EE major at NYU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Electrical Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Electrical Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools 28
Best Value Electrical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools 195

In 2021, 87 students received their master’s degree in EE from NYU. This makes it the #23 most popular school for EE master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 25 students who received their doctoral degrees in EE, making the school the #28 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of NYU EE Graduates

The median salary of EE students who receive their bachelor's degree at NYU is $63,125. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $69,521 for all EE students.


EE Student Demographics at NYU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the EE majors at New York University.

NYU Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Program

18% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 33 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from NYU in 2020-2021, 82% were men and 18% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its EE bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a bachelor's in EE.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 4
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

NYU Electrical Engineering Master’s Program

20% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 87 students who earned a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from NYU in 2020-2021, 80% were men and 20% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a master's in EE.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 81
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

NYU also has a doctoral program available in EE. In 2021, 25 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That EE Grads May Go Into

A degree in EE can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for New York University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Electrical Engineers 10,500 $103,740
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,330 $161,670
Engineers 4,910 $95,270
Electronics Engineers 3,630 $98,150
Engineering Professors 2,900 $127,010


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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