ECE Departmental Statistics

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering maintains extensive statistics about all of our programs. These statistics provide comprehensive data analysis in various categories, giving a numerical breakdown and helping to show an overview of our student body. Below, you will find statistics on a variety of things focusing on both degrees and enrollment. Statistics are presented in easy to read table formats which are broken down in different ways including degree level, gender, race, and credit hours taken. Separate tables are included as well for faculty and staff breakdowns, information on faculty honors, program rankings, average earnings of department graduates, data on incoming freshmen and a breakdown of our facilities.

At a Glance

Faculty and Staff

  • 57 Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
    38 Full Professors
    13 Associate Professors
    6 Assistant Professors
  • 20 Teaching Faculty
  • 10 Research Faculty
  • 22 Adjunct Faculty
  • 16 Emeritus Faculty
  • 3 Associated Faculty
  • 30 Visiting Faculty
  • 34 Administrative and Support Staff
  • 16 PostDocs and Research Staff

Facilities

  • 7 Research Centers
  • 22 Research Laboratories
  • 16 Teaching Laboratories

Graduate Earnings

  • 2015 NC State Graduate Salary Information - BS ECE: $65,000
  • National Average (NACE) - BS EE: $56,944
  • National Average (NACE) - BS CPE: $59,967
  • 2015 NC State Graduate Salary Information - MS ECE: $76,250
  • National Average (NACE) - MS EE: $70,748
  • National Average (NACE) - MS CPE: $75,500

Faculty Honors

  • 22 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellows
  • 9 National Science Foundation CAREER Award Recipients
  • Commander's Award for Public Service Recipient
  • IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient
  • National Medal of Technology Recipient
  • Global Energy Prize Winner
  • 4 NSF Presidential Early CAREER Award for Scientist and Engineers (PECASE) Recipient
  • Changjiang Scholar
  • National Academy of Engineering Member
  • Young Achievement Award Recipient
  • 9 Distinguished Professors
  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award Recipient
  • University and College of Engineering Outstanding Advisor Award Recipient
  • NCSU Bell Tower Lighting in honor of faculty member receiving 100th US Patent

Incoming Freshmen Students

  • Fall 2015 Average SAT Range (CoE): 1322
  • Fall 2015 Average HighSchool GPA Range (CoE): 4.62

Degree Statistics

Degrees Conferred in the Department in 2014-2015

Degree
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Total
14CNEMS
0
31
0
31
14CPEBS
97
0
0
97
14CPEMS
0
66
0
66
14CPEPHD
0
0
6
6
14EEBS
177
0
0
177
14EEMS
0
89
0
89
14EEPHD
0
0
29
29
14EPSEMS
0
16
0
16
Total
274
202
35
511

Degrees Conferred in the Department by Ethnicity and Gender in 2014-2015

Degree Internat Unknown Hispanic Nat Amer Asian Afr Amer NatHPacl White Multi TOTAL
  F M F M F M F M F M F M M F M F M F M Total
Bachelor
4
9
1
9
3
20
0
0
0
25
1
14
0
13
168
2
5
60
207
274 
Master
36
115
0
1
0
2
1
0
1
6
0
3
1
6
30
0
0
51
151
202 
DR
5
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
6
0
1
8
26
35 
Total
45
144
1
10
3
22
1
0
1
31
1
19
1
20
204
2
6
119
384
511 


Enrollment Statistics

Department Totals by Full-Time/Part-Time and Classification in Fall 2015

Time Total FR SO JR SR GR MR DR
Full-Time
1,527
113
184
221
360
0
486
163
Part-Time
298
1
4
26
74
2
101
90
Total
1,825
114
188
247
434
2
587
253

College and Department Totals by Degree Level, and Race in Fall 2015

Department / Level Total Internationl Unknown Hispanic Native Amer Asian Amer Black Afr Am White Two or More
Undergraduate
983
95
21
46
2
97
45
641
36
Graduate
842
679
1
11
0
21
6
122
2
Total
1,825
774
22
57
2
118
51
763
38

Department Totals by Degree Level, and Gender in Fall 2015

Department / Level Total Female Male
Undergraduate
983
95
888
Graduate
842
182
660
Total
1,825
277
1,548

Department Totals by Status and Double Major in Fall 2015

Level/
Classification
Total Primary Second
Total New Trans Continue Reenter Total New Trans Continue Reenter Total Trans Continue
Undergrad FR
114
103
1
9
1
114
103
1
9
1
0
0
0
SO
190
0
17
173
0
188
0
16
172
0
2
1
1
JR
253
0
33
216
4
247
0
33
210
4
6
0
6
SR
448
0
6
438
4
434
0
6
424
4
14
0
14
Total
1,005
103
57
836
9
983
103
56
815
9
22
1
21
Graduate GR
2
2
0
0
0
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
MR
587
272
0
315
0
587
272
0
315
0
0
0
0
DR
253
30
0
223
0
253
30
0
223
0
0
0
0
Total
842
304
0
538
0
842
304
0
538
0
0
0
0
Total
1,847
407
57
1,374
9
1,825
407
56
1,353
9
22
1
21

On-Campus Only by Full-Time/Part-Time and Classification in Fall 2015

Time Total FR SO JR SR GR MR DR
Full-Time
1,527
113
184
221
360
0
486
163
Part-Time
195
1
3
11
55
1
45
79
Total
1,722
114
187
232
415
1
531
242